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The Heroic Classroom: Planning With Imagination

By Christa Smith-Rawlings (MEd in IE; Grade 6/7  Teacher, Learning in Depth Teacher, Twitter @HeroicClassroom) Welcome back to: The Heroic Classroom.  Over the course of the school year I am on the hunt for two things: 1.  Reflections on my lessons and how various Heroic Qualities present themselves. 2.  Observations of how/if students recognize Cognitive Tools in action and how they […]

“You belong among the wildflowers…”: A reimagined school community blooming into a new way of belonging.

By Alexa Charles Alexa Charles is a teacher in the Coquitlam School District. She loves learning, gardens, and rock and roll. Not necessarily in that order. Tom Petty’s music provides metaphor and meaning for the way I see the world, how I conduct myself as an educator, and who I am as a person. I have […]