Now that I have been in the education program for just about four full years and had some experience teaching, I can definitely see that my beliefs and ideas about education have changed. So I thought I would put together a list of I believe statements! Continue reading “I Believe Statements”
Looking back at my school experiences as a student, I would have to say that I had never been a part of a split grade class or had ever heard of them for that matter. So naturally, this was something I was excited to learn about! Continue reading “Teaching Across the Divide”
And that’s a wrap! Wow, it is amazing how fast these three weeks have flown by. It can’t believe that my time in the classroom for this year is done, but I guess when you are busy and having fun, time does fly! Continue reading “Making Progress – Three Week Block – Days Six to Thirteen”
Well the first five day have gone really well! Not to mention, they flew by! Starting my health unit has been quite interesting. Our main focus has been learning about HIV and Hepatitis C through a research project and the students have been fantastic with this topic. Continue reading “Teacher Lessons – Three Week Block – Days One to Five”
Hello everyone, unfortunately this week’s blog post is going to have to be on a sad note. Continue reading “Ernie Kubasa and the Cabbage Roll Kids”
This weeks post is more of a follow up on one of my previous posts about technology in the classroom. I watched this video a while back when I was cruising through YouTube and yesterday I came across it again. I just wanted to share it with you because I feel that what is being said really relates to the way that I would like to teach eventually.
For the last two weeks, I have been able to work with two grade nine phys-ed classes over at Martin Collegiate. During that time, I led several square dance workshops…yes I said square dance! But its NOT what you think. The square dancing that I was teaching, much to their surprise, had current music and was entertaining!
While driving last week, I was listening to the radio and I heard an interesting story on the effects of technology on today’s Youth…or it was at least the persons opinion on how technology affects the younger generation. As you can guess, it was the typical story: technology is destroying the minds of children and pretty soon they won’t be able to think for themselves. Technology should be removed from the classroom.