Author Archives: Anthony_Perrotta

It’s Time to Check Our Privilege: A Distance Learning Reflection

Believe it or not, we’re only in week three of distance learning. I can’t even believe that all of what we are experiencing is still so new. Personally for me, the days are a blur. Between working from home, mourning … Continue reading

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Distance Learning: An Open Letter

Dear Education Community, Tomorrow,  marks the official beginning of what truly is an unprecedented time in education across Ontario and the entire country. As provinces act responsibly in announcing the closure of school districts, resilient teachers, administrators, system leaders and … Continue reading

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Stay at Home Watch List: Week 2

Well, it’s Wednesday but I suppose it’s never too late to share a great catalogue of weekly movies. With the reality of COVID-19 becoming more pressing each day, it almost seems that staying at home will never end. Regardless, being … Continue reading

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Reading Night of the Living Dead

As we all bunker down for a long stay at home during this new era of social distancing, it’s the perfect time to indulge in simple pleasures. Perhaps it’s reading a great book, drawing, mastering a new recipe or diving … Continue reading

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Stay at Home Watch List: Week One

If you’re like me, then most likely your brain is hurting from world reality being consumed on social media. From your typical Twitter hysterics to the pressing realities being shared by actual experts in the medical field, the time of … Continue reading

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Two Suns: A Call to Serve

Over the course of the past four weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to settle into my new role as Vice Principal. As a very active classroom teacher, the journey from the classroom to the main office was one with intentional … Continue reading

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From Strike Captain to VP: We’re all in this Together.

Dear OECTA and Education Colleagues, Over the course of the past week, I’ve had much to reflect on. From standing with my colleagues as their Strike Captain just days ago to my work with the OECTA PD network over the … Continue reading

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Whatcha Gonna Do? Reading “Bad Boys”

As a Communications Technology teacher there are a number of great pleasures found in my day-to-day. From observing the student joy of production or the laughter of collaboration gone right, it’s truly a unique classroom where all learners readily show … Continue reading

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The Karate Kid Saga Continues…

As any teacher will know, being a teacher means that you often look at the world through a teacher-lens. You see things and read things from a perspective that often relates to your existence in a classroom and working with … Continue reading

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[Photoshop Tutorial) Sarah Connor Returns

Well before the Me Too Movement, Times Up and the repositioning of gender politics within popular Hollywood film with movies such as Ghostbusters (2016) or the introduction of superhero heroines such as Captain Marvel, there was Sarah Connor. For the … Continue reading

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