High School

Rebirth of my daily blog

In July, I decided to (re)start my daily blog, coined Daily-Ink. At the time of my original attempt, I was a regular reader of Stephen Downes OLDaily, and a fan of one of my student’s blog name Wandering Ink. Thus ‘Daily-Ink’ seemed a good name. So what prompted the rebirth of my daily blog? I…

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

The following was written to be shared as part of our application to the Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in BC. It is an exploration into the ways in which our model has ‘fit’ nicely with the new BC Curriculum, and to share some of the influence that we have had in our…

4 Thoughts about Pink Shirt Day

Yesterday was Pink Shirt Day. The initiative started in 2007 in Nova Scotia when, “David Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage friends organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was being bullied [for wearing a pink shirt]…[They] took a stand against bullying when they protested against the…

My healthy living goals vlog for my blog.

[embedded content] My healthy living goals vlog for my blog. This is a follow up to a commitment made on my blog post, “Default Setting or Mindful and Intentional?“ Let me know if you like the vlog or if I should just stick to blogging.

Teacher Google, Doctor Google

How many of you have googled instructions to repair or replace something in your home, garden, or vehicle? How many of you have googled an ailment to see what remedies are suggested? My guess is: All of you! Teacher Google (and Teacher YouTube): [embedded content] This amazing girl mastered dubstep dancing by just using YouTube…