Category: Action Plan

Student Voice vs Teacher Experience

George Couros, author of the Innovator’s Mindset, had an interesting post on his blog yesterday about teachers valuing students input on their education while balancing teacher experience and expertise. He commented on another post by Dean Shareski who critiqued the idea of fully-personalized learning where the student makes all of the decisions about learning. Simply put, Dean argues that students… Read more →

A work in progress…

Action Plan Update “How might we help boys identify what engages them in French classes so that they are intrinsically motivated for second-language learning?” Ok, so at the end of the 3rd F2F in January, I had decided that my Action Plan was really going to focus more on helping to shift the cultural attitudes towards my subject area. I… Read more →

Creative Confidence…

I promise to no longer say that I am not creative. I promise to have creative confidence! Creating and innovating does not have to look a certain way, or be perfect whatsoever. It involves trying something new, asking questions and taking risks with the hope of learning something wonderful, which is exactly what I’ve been discovering through Cohort21! Going into… Read more →