Monday, 6 August 2018

BACK TO SCHOOL FIRST WEEK ENERGIZERS

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

WELCOME TO ANOTHER YEAR OF ADVENTURE!!!!

Relationship building and setting the tone for the new year is so important for the students! 
It is also important for teachers to deliver learning tasks that are inspiring for them as well!

Check out these INSPIRATIONAL AND FUN ideas to start your class off in an exciting way!!

Plus EXPLORE this site for endless useful practical ideas to apply to your lessons expectations. 

By Scholastic!

Click Here For: ENERGIZERS

Also listed under the Classroom Management Tab and ESL Tab

Friday, 3 August 2018

THE BRAIN AND BODY EQUATION 

A ParticipACTION REPORT / 2018

Our Youth Need to Move More to Boost Brain Health!!

How are cell phones affecting us?
How is a lack of fitness affecting mental health?

Check out the statistics on our youths fitness.
Check the trends.

What are the consequences?
What are the next steps?

Click Here For: The Brain Body Equation

  Above article is also posted to the Wellness Tab above.


Saturday, 28 July 2018

Half of teen girls in Ontario under 
'psychological distress,'
CAMH survey shows 
(CAMH - Canadian Addiction and Mental Health)
A CTV REPORT and VIDEO
Just over half of female students in Ontario are showing the signs of moderate to serious psychological distress, with many mentioning having serious depression and anxiety, 
and others reveal they rarely talk to their parents about their problems.

Please check this article out for the statistics provided and discussion on next steps.

Also posted to the Wellness Tab

USING PHOTOS TO TEACH 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

A Photo is worth a thousand words.  

 Check out this strategy to teach your ELL students!

Click Here > Using Photos to Teach ELL Students

Also Posted to the ESL/ELL Tab

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Sunday, 8 July 2018

READING COMPREHENSION AND THE INFLUENCE OF PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE 

Previous knowledge is so important to reading well.

It has a significant impact on reading comprehension scores.
Read this article to find out more.

Thanks to educator Chuck Phillips for sharing this article with me.

Click Here For > Previous Knowledge and Comprehension

Also posted to this Web Page / Blog,  Articles that Inspire Tab 
EdCan Network  

This is a site with many exciting articles on educational topics.

All up-to-date and relevant today!

Click here > EdCan Network


Also posted to Blogs and Articles That Inspire

Saturday, 7 July 2018

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

WHAT ARE MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT LEARNING?

Graphic of three heads with different designs showing for the brains

Anna Kucirkova, wrote me after seeing this web page / blog and invited me to post

the articles about Multiple Intelligences on the following  university web page.

(great marketing!) 

Check it out!

Thanks Anna!  

Click Here for the Web Page of Articles> Multiple Intelligences 

Also posted to the High Yield Strategies Tab