Cohort 21 does the WCML

April 8, 2015

Hello again! Forgive me Cohort for I have sinned. It has been 38 days since my last blog post and this one is full of updates. Here’s what has happened: 1) Two weekends ago, I was lucky enough to attend the World Conference of Modern Languages in Niagara Falls. It was absolutely fantastic and I’m […]

Memarden update

February 27, 2015

Hello again, Long time, no blog, eh? I suppose I’ve got some catching up to do. However, that can take a backseat to this awesome piece of news I have. For the past year, I’ve been¬†pioneering the use of Memarden, a customizable, game-based lesson creation website, in my French class. I was actually first introduced […]

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June 18, 2014

Hello again! Long time, no blog! My apologies on the hiatus but things got pretty busy at the end of the year. However, my curriculum director asked me to present about what I’d learned at Cohort 21. Anxious to do the program justice and give back to the communities that have been so supportive of […]

There’s only one week left to go until the final face-to-face meeting of Cohort 21 and I’m feeling a variety of¬†emotions. On the one hand, I’m excited to see a bunch of people who have inspired me to push myself to try new things and leave my Luddite comfort zone. I’m really looking forward to […]

What an amazing day! There were so many highlights and new avenues to explore. Once I get through repord card comment writing, I’m itching to start on the new aspects of my action plan . Here are a few things that really stood out for me today: -I had a great discussion with the Flipped […]

Meeting them halfway

January 11, 2014

Happy new year everyone! I’m happy to say that I’ve released 4 vocab videos as of now, and I’m looking forward to releasing many more. It hasn’t been as easy as I thought for the following reasons: -I can’t control what pops up in the ride sidebar of YouTube (ie Rob Ford on Crack, 7 […]

Ladies and gentlemen, it has begun! My goal is to partially flip my classroom this year and I’ve found the means to do it. I suppose I should have posted my action plan first but I couldn’t help myself so here’s my action plan along with a description of what I’ve done so far: Since […]

Well, Garth and Justin certainly delivered on their promise of this being a PD experience like no other. It was certainly an informative and inspiring session, and now I feel like a repair man with two vans full of tools but only one pair of hands to drive them. During my time at OISE, various […]