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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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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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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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[Trailer Review] Rambo Returns in the Trump Era

There’s something to be said about the durability of Sylvester Stallone’s action brand. Since the release of his career defining Rocky in 1976, Stallone’s creative body of film work has been continuously prolific. Regardless of critical acclaim, respective projects may … Continue reading

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