It’s a Great Teaching Tool and home learning games to boot!

Kahoot is having a full set of workshops on how to use this amazing teaching tool! IT'S FREE!!! Sign up here! https://kahoot.com/schools/kahoot-edu-summit/ I've used Kahoot to teach English as a second language, and as part of a literacy program I launched a few years ago for an after school youth centre for teens. Learner is … Continue reading It’s a Great Teaching Tool and home learning games to boot!

Teaching The Art of Teaching & The Love Of Learning

Online course review: Teach Art To Others by David Miller Overall, this is a very motivational course. I'm currently doing another university degree in Art Education and this would make for an excellent introductory video to give teachers in training. I can see it opening great discussion and questions for practical examples.As I am taking … Continue reading Teaching The Art of Teaching & The Love Of Learning

Prepare & Structure Online Courses – Online Teaching Tips!

How I Prepare & Structure my Online Courses? Behind the Scenes Online Teaching Tips! A class by Andrzej Pach I just finished this introductory course for giving online classes. One of the best 30 minutes you will spend! Andrzej Pach is the Skillshare teacher and walks you through the process of putting together his excellent online … Continue reading Prepare & Structure Online Courses – Online Teaching Tips!

I Art… what do you do?

What I learned in class this week... Perhaps the sign of a good class is the level of challenge provided by the teacher. Not time management challenges, reflective challenges. This week the teacher had us do a short reflective paper to answer "Why am I here?". As in why did I choose to take her … Continue reading I Art… what do you do?

Can You Create Art With Crafts

This year on my way to getting my Art Ed. degree… For ARTH370 – Reflection Paper Reflection Statement:  “You can’t create art with craft [...]. Part of the prejudice is because of the beauty of the medium.[...] The tradition of the beautiful object is always in the way.” By François Houdé (1987) (From: Ann Duncan. … Continue reading Can You Create Art With Crafts

In Montreal, Art Is All Around Us

This year, in pursuit of my Art Ed. degree... For ARTH 370 - Montreal Metro Visit Report Introduction Originally aiming to experience a different piece of art in the Lionel Groulx Metro, this piece jumped out at me while on-route. I had to stop and look at it, and realized that I was experiencing it … Continue reading In Montreal, Art Is All Around Us

When You’re Doing Something Good, People Want To Help!

For the past month, I have had the immense privilege of helping some amazing kids while growing the programs at Club Zone De Lachine. This has been one of the most rewarding challenges I've ever embarked on and I'm really enjoying it. I have to say, it's the kids that got to me. They are … Continue reading When You’re Doing Something Good, People Want To Help!

THE ZONE ed. #1 – Feb 15, 2018

Welcome to the first Club Zone de Lachine Newsletter. My intention is to publish one of these every week, giving you news, volunteering opportunities, fundraising campaigns, calls to action, events, success stories, and much, much more. So, please help me with our Mission to help our kids. See You In The Zone

The Reggio Way – An Old New-Vision for Education (Monday’s Movers)

Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers by Julianne Wurm This should be a must read part of any teacher training course. It should also be part of management training courses at the MBA level. There is a great deal to be learned about problem solving and true collaboration from the way … Continue reading The Reggio Way – An Old New-Vision for Education (Monday’s Movers)

Odds & Ends – I Surrender…

... to my multitude of interests! Start with taking a look at my ever growing  Pinterest account which has 70 distinct boards with over 12,000 Pins, and I'm sure I could easily sub-categorize them even further into strong interests. I really believe that if I could split myself in 70 I could possibly find time to … Continue reading Odds & Ends – I Surrender…