#30DayWritingChallenge – The challenge begins…

Regie Routman Residency 2014 – 2015 Transforming our teaching through: Reading to Understand Writing for Audience and Purpose Reading and Writing Connections Our school’s professional development focus this year is on literacy.  My students have been learning about habits and how to create a habit for writing.  We talked about how writing becomes easier the … More #30DayWritingChallenge – The challenge begins…

Creating Assessment Criteria With Students – Anne Davies PD

In my first year teaching, I had an amazing opportunity to team-teach with a colleague, who had done a significant amount of PD on Anne Davies.  As I worked with this teacher, back home in Calgary, AB, she became an incredible mentor who helped me successfully get through my first year of teaching.  Which explains why … More Creating Assessment Criteria With Students – Anne Davies PD