Design Thinking: A Success Story!

It’s been a while since I blogged, but I promise my action plan hasn’t been far from my thoughts. My course load over the past two years has been primarily math-based, so I chose an action plan that concentrated on math. See my last blog post for an overview of my action plan. However, I…
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Intrinsic Motivation Wasn’t Built in a Day

“Intrinsic motivation refers to behavior that is driven by internal rewards. In other words, the motivation to engage in a behavior arises from within the individual because it is intrinsically rewarding. This contrasts with extrinsic motivation, which involves engaging in a behavior in order to earn external rewards or avoid punishments.” I’m writing this post…
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My first post!

Okay, so I’m a little nervous posting here. I’m not a blogger, and I’m definitely not a writer, so please bear with me. My name is Kate Whitters, and I work at a small but beautiful independent school in Rothesay, New Brunswick. I love reading, playing hockey (and really any sport), and my giant orange…
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Welcome to Cohort 21

Welcome to Cohort 21. This is the first post on your new blog. This journal is an integral part of your Cohort 21 experience. Here you will reflect, share and collaborate as you move through the C21 learning cycle towards your action plan. Cohort 21 is a unique professional development opportunity open to CIS Ontario…
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