I have a crush on Zaption

I’m taking a break from writing about portfolios for this brief interlude on Zaption. This past week in school, my co-teacher and I wanted to have the students watch some clips of the Canada A People’s History documentary. Instead of using my precious time in class for this watching, we flipped the learning for the […]

“Hanging In: Strategies For Teaching the Students Who Challenge Us Most” by Jeffrey Benson (a book review)

Whether or not you teach in a school with students who could be labelled as “challenging”, reading Jeffrey Benson’s “Hanging In” will prove to be time well spent, as any teacher can learn from the gut-wrenching and heart-string-plucking stories in this 180 page, 2014 text. This book was my final check mark on my “required summer reading” list […]