Monthly Archives: November 2015

Alternatives to High-Stakes Standardised Tests

While standardized assessment does not impact Canadian students the way it impacts students in other countries, it definitely leaves a mark (no pun intended).  My home province did not have governmental exams and did not have departmentals so I really … Continue reading

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The Importance of Teachers and Why They Need to Hear It

This is quite different from what I normally post about.  I know that November is a tough time of year especially for young teachers in the northern hemisphere.  There is so much that seems tough in the news about the … Continue reading

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Helicopter parenting is ruining a generation

It is nice to see that others are publishing on this trend that has forced so many promising educators out of the field.  This is the number one item I try to prepare my students for.  Pedagogy and classroom management … Continue reading

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