The following is a reflection on an implementation project that I have been working on with two class at my school. Read more about the project here. Since starting in education, I have always had a general understanding of what inclusion means. What has been more challenging over the years however, is knowing where and how to start, in… Continue reading Setting Sail – A Reflection
Consider this list of basic student needs drawn from ideas set forth by R. Dreikurs, W. Glasser, and C.M. Charles, among others: Security Association Belonging Dignity Hope Power Enjoyment Competence How are you doing as an educator, and how is your school doing as a whole, to meet these basic needs of all of your… Continue reading Are You Meeting Your Students’ Basic Needs?
I recently came across a blogpost shared by Dean Shareski on Twitter in which he shared his watershed moments of learning. I loved reading about his lightbulb moments, as well as those of his readers, and was inspired to share mine. I have been reflecting on my own watershed moments (the defining moments in my career as… Continue reading Watershed Moments
This next post is of a much more personal nature and one that I am writing more for therapeutic reasons. It is a post to honour my dad in light of some tough news we have just received. My dad has always been my greatest role model in life. He really has been/is an exemplary… Continue reading Tom’s Teachings