Monthly Archives: September 2014

Answer my question with another question…

Socrates was onto something when he began using critical thinking as a way to probe into his students’ minds.  Socratic Questioning or Socratic Method is an instructional strategy that teachers can use to delve deep into the learner’s beliefs and … Continue reading

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Learning about what I’m learning…

The British Columbia’s teachers strike is over and school starts today. BC’s kids will be learning again! So, in the spirit of learning I decided to post about what I have been learning 2 weeks into my Instructional Strategies course. … Continue reading

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Theory that is Bloomin’ funny…

Where would we be without Dr. B. Bloom’s domains of learning? I am not a Seinfeld fan by any means, however, I do use humor here and there in my lesson plans to lighten things up. I came across this … Continue reading

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Focused Conversation: Fact Sheet – Talking Together

The PID program constantly reminds me of the importance of capturing learning as it happens and how this relates to my own teaching.  Key thing is to use Focused Conversation to drag these thoughts and feelings out.  Learn more about … Continue reading

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Beginning Steps…

Thanks for dropping by!  This will be my very first blog and I am so excited to share thoughts and feelings with you in the upcoming weeks.  Stay tuned.

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