Welcome New Bloggers


Tomorrow, as part of our Vision to Practice Program, Greater Essex County Educators will get an opportunity to learn with Will Richardson. Blogging is a hot topic and there’s a keen demand to explore the use in literacy and professional development in the district.  Over the day tomorrow, 60 more educators will get the opportunityContinue reading “Welcome New Bloggers”

Teacher Professional Development


It’s a shame that good news stories in education don’t hit the newspapers more often that these stories. I led Professional Development sessions yesterday.  I’m a certified SMART trainer and made this opportunity available to our teachers.  As is normally the case, there was a waiting list longer than the number of people allowed toContinue reading “Teacher Professional Development”

Professional Development


It’s been a very ambitious September. Professional Development activities all over the place. Three days of CIESCs, three days of Notebook for new teachers, four nights of SMART Board introductions, blogging/podcasting, Graphic Organizers and FirstClass filled the month. Then, an evening presentation on Internet Safety at Centennial Central and an online OSAPAC meeting fill myContinue reading “Professional Development”