Monthly Archives: May 2013

Have I made the right career choice?

In light of the video “Everything I love about teaching has Become Extinct” posted by Swati Dixit, I find that I am asking many questions about my choice of career. Why are so many in the profession discouraged to the … Continue reading

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Controversy Over Food Colour and ADHD

May 22, 2013 Today I stumbled across Adrienne Dechie’s tweet where she provided a link to an article called “Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD“. This article provides interesting comparisons between the North American and French ways of rearing children. … Continue reading

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Technology in the classroom

Friday May 17, 2013 Earlier this week I watched a few TEDtalks featuring Will Richardson. I really agree with what he said about schools needing to change their approach and encourage students to utilize the technology they have to enrich … Continue reading

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Tech Task #2 part 2

May 15, 2013 On Monday’s ECMP class our guest speaker presented the numerous ways to use google technology. I left the class feeling overwhelmed and wondering how I could ever learn all there is to learn. Today, I am really … Continue reading

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Task # 2

May 14, 2013 Inclusion I am one of those people who did not have a great schooling experience. I did not always learn quickly and I sometimes found the pace of the classroom overwhelming. However, once I began to work … Continue reading

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Experiential learning

Sunday May 12,2013 My pre-kindergarten and kindergarten class observed the life cycle of the painted lady butterfly. The students cared for the caterpillars and later on the butterflies. On the last day of school we set them free. However, the … Continue reading

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Welcome

Sunday May 12, 2013 My name is Mariette Anderson and I live in Gravelbourg an hour southwest of Moose Jaw.  I have just completed my 2nd year of  Pre-k to Grade 5 and I am looking forward to completing my … Continue reading

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