Category Archives: Educational Leadership

Demanding More: Stephen Lecce Must Resign

Dear Mr. Lecce, This is now my second open letter to you as a concerned Vaughan-King constituent.  As today marks OECTA’s first province wide withdrawal of service since 1997, I wanted to share my thoughts with you as a taxpayer, … 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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An Open #ONTED Christmas Letter to Minister Stephen Lecce

Dear Minister Lecce,  I am writing this letter as a constituent, parent, teacher and taxpayer. As a teacher in a publicly funded school, this Friday heading into the Christmas break is a celebration of the relationships formed with students and … Continue reading

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Why I voted YES to a Strike Mandate

This morning, Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce is visiting the school in which I proudly teach. This comes at a time when all Ontario teacher unions are at a crossroads with the bargaining process, have held overly successful Strike … 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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