Category Archives: Education

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Join me for a Conversation with Dr. Marlyn Morris on Thursday May 7 from 7:30pm – 8:30pm As over 70 million children around the world continue to be out of school, it’s important to recognize that this time of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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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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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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[Media Smarts Lesson Plan] Finding the Truth in Deep Fake Video (Gr. 9-12)

Teachers’ Note: As global citizens entrenched in a digital and thus interconnected world, we are now officially in uncharted territory. Just as mobile video shared through social media applications promised to disrupt oppression with the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, the onset … Continue reading

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#SelfReg: An Inquiry Reflection

Over the course of my learning as a student in the Master’s of Education course “Self-Regulated Inquiry,” at Queen’s University, the realization that goal setting is an enabler of self-regulation was most pressing. It was with this critical new knowledge … Continue reading

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With Self-Regulation Intention Matters.

In my current Master’s of Education course amply titled “Self Regulation Inquiry,” there has been a number of pressing moments of realization that speaks to both my teaching and student learning. What I thought I knew about Self-Regulation as a … Continue reading

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From Input to Output: #Medialiteracy is a Critical Literacy

This past Friday I had the unique and privileged opportunity to facilitate a workshop for a group of Toronto Catholic District School Board colleagues. In coming together as part of a self-directed professional development day, it was a humbling experience … Continue reading

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Finding the Success in Failure

Like many high school teachers across Ontario, I’m presently navigating the turbulent seas of culminating activities and final exams. This is an incredibly stressful time of year for students. As students thrive for the best mark possible, I often ask … Continue reading

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