COMING RIGHT UP – BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!

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As August starts to roll around, we as teachers begin thinking about our classroom and resources, some of the things we want to do the first day, week and so forth! What better way to get some great new ideas then to head on over to Teachers Pay Teachers to check out some of the […]

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Mean Stinks: Bullying Awareness Posters

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We are firm believers that we are all a community of learners. We work together and improve our practice on a daily basis. When we find resources that are useful and done really well, we utilize, share and discuss them. I recently came across a wonderful set of posters on bullying. They are ready to […]

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Article Review: “Turn and Talk: One Powerful Practice, So Many Uses” by West and Cameron

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Did you see my summer reading list? No, it wasn’t filled with thrilling fiction (though I did try to squeeze that in!), but excellent math resources!  Since I love all things Lucy West, one of the first things I read was: “Turn and Talk: One Powerful Practice, So Many Uses” by Lucy West and Antonia […]

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Chris Bosh on Computer Coding

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It’s been a crazy two months of school.  I am feeling it, how about you? No matter how organized we try to be, things get out of hand and we are forever trying to catch up.  I must apologize to you all; we’ve been absent far too long from our blog.  We are sorry. Today, […]

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Getting You Ready for Back to School with Scholar’s Choice

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As you know, we were given the wonderful opportunity to become Scholar’s Choice Content Champions on their Teacher Blog! Here’s our most recent article: Back to Cool (Part 1): 12 Creative Community Building Activities for the First Week where we feature six engaging, fun, and creative activities to welcome your students to your classroom. Be […]

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Accountable Talk in the Math Classroom: Discussion Starter Prompts!

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As I’ve written before, I’m in the process of creating a math focus wall for my classroom which will be centred around my SMART Board.  I’ve found a couple of inspiration pics on Pinterest, but I’m still working on a plan that will work for my students.  One of the things that I plan to […]

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