Confession:

I am easily distracted.

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My students are treated to that little bit of information on a daily basis when we start talking about one thing in class and we get off on a tangent and just keep going.  …

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My dog could blog

Well, hello! It’s been forever since I have posted anything and I am thinking it’s time for me to get back to blogging. I remember the enthusiasm I had when I first started this blog…I had *too much* to say and loved the feeling of getting my thoughts out there…wherever that is.…

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Stars are Born!

I believe that we can engage children and have them truly own and demonstrate their learning success by incorporating multimedia learning in the classroom. This belief was reinforced by a few projects that I worked on with a class of Grade One students who I had the pleasure of working with for the past six weeks.…

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You did *what* today?

Dear Daughter,  
I am writing this blog post cautiously because  you are 7 now but someday you may read it and be all like, “Mooooooooooooooooooom!  Did you *have* to blog about this?!? OH. EM. GEE.  You are *so* embarassing me!”  

But it’s a great story.  

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I want to dislike them, I do. But I can’t.

Lego toys are always a huge draw for my kids and my 11 year old son’s bedroom often looks like a Lego Factory threw up in there.  We have regular Lego sets, Star Wars stuff, Harry Potter, Ninjago, random other sets and the compatible, yet different, Bionicles.  …

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Happy, happy!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season.  I hope that the next couple of weeks are a time of fun, family, and friends, but also a time to relax, recharge and rejuvenate.  Happy holidays, everyone!…

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We are Warm Sweaters

During this season we tend to get wrapped up in the excitement, anticipation and fun of the holidays.  We look forward to the break from school and work,  hoping to spend time with family and friends, celebrating, reconnecting and sharing gifts, joy, and love.  …

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Ten Reasons Why Teachers Must Be Magic

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A wonderful letter from Santa from the 21st  Century Educational Technology and Learning blog by Michael Gorman.  Check out his blog for this post and much more.

A Special Letter From Santa… Ten Reasons Why Teachers Must Be Magic!

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Getting to know “Professional Me”

I taught for 10 years and then took a short hiatus from teaching.  I have now been substitute teaching for the past year and am looking forward to pursuing a new teaching contract with my own classroom again.  I’ve put together a short Sliderocket presentation to share with principals as an introduction to Professional Me.…

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My Learning Addiction

When people find out that I’ve just completed a university class and have registered for another one next term, years after getting my Bachelor of Education degree, they often ask one of the following questions:

Are you getting your Masters? (No.)

Do you *have to* take this class?…

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