Learning Momentum

I was speaking to a group of teacher candidates recently, and asked them to finish the sentence, "I want the students in my class to be...". I captured their responses in this word cloud. No surprise that engaged was by far the most popular answer (as well as one person who just wanted them to … Continue reading Learning Momentum

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Learning Culture: We have been looking in the wrong place

We have¬†learned plenty¬†about school culture over the last decade - positive school climates, safe and caring schools, and learning environments. When we hear school culture, we immediately think about safe schools, positive behaviours, school spirit, and a welcoming community. But, there is a deeper and more powerful force at work in our classrooms. It requires … Continue reading Learning Culture: We have been looking in the wrong place