Group Lesson Planning

This was a really tough activity for us a group to complete. It required the group of us to work together to complete a difficult task. I now have a new appreciation for teachers who co-teach full time as it takes a great deal of teamwork.It can be tough working in such a large group as…

Museum Vist

It’s always an exciting time visiting the museum. This was our second visit this semester and I have gone countless times before this both with my family as well as on field trips in elementary school. This was my first time, however, looking at the museum from the lens of a teacher and looking at…

Classroom Management

Classroom management is a complex topic and one that is always evolving. In recent years there has been an increase of technology as a classroom management tool and as a way to monitor student behaviors. I think Classroom Dojo has a spot in the classroom, however it needs to be used carefully. I do see…

Laura Budd’s Presentation

Laura’s presentation was an incredibly inspirational presentation. She was very open an honest about a very personal and complex topic. This is an area where I have very little knowledge and so it was very good for me to be able to learn and grow from this presentation. I really liked how she talked about…

SAFE Conference Reflection

Last Friday we had the opportunity to attend the SAFE Conference which included a keynote speaker as well as a number of individual breakout sessions. There was a wide variety of different sessions available that covered a wide variety of topics and at times it became difficult to decide which one to attend. The keynote…

Treaty Ed Reflection

Well last week was a really great learning experience on the often overwhelming topic that is Treaty Education. The two day workshop provided by the Office of the Treaty Commissioner was a very good experience that provided lots of resources for myself as a future teacher. The Treaty Ed camps put on by UR STARS…

Pipe Ceremony Reflection

After hearing early on the semester that we would be attending a Pipe Ceremony I was rather nervous. I had never been to such a ceremony and as such a fear of the unknown kicked in. Many of my fears were gone after I found out that we would be having an education session of…