Reasons to include eLearning in your Planning and Assessment

Incorporating eLearning into our curriculum is the way of the future, and can be included in our present planning and assessment of our students. eLearning is beneficial for the following reasons: it allows for collaboration using technology it helps students develop 21st century thinking skills it deepens understanding of content prepares students for the globalContinue reading “Reasons to include eLearning in your Planning and Assessment”

Restorative Practice Circles

Restorative Practice Circles are based upon the First Nations tradition of Talking Circles. First Nations, Metis & Inuit cultures are built upon oral traditions, therefore Talking Circles have been important ways to maintain and pass down important cultural teachings. Restorative Practice is a form of justice, where in the classroom, it could be comprised of theContinue reading “Restorative Practice Circles”

Helping our Children to ‘Walk the Good Path’ in life: The Seven Grandfather Teachings & Educating our Children

The Seven Grandfather Teachings tell us that you live your best life, when you can demonstrate toward others, the constructs of Truth, Love, Humility, Courage, Honesty, Respect, & Bravery. From a First Nations perspective, you ‘Walk the Good Path’ when you demonstrate Truth, Love, Humility, Courage, Honesty, Respect, and Bravery. The 7th Generation Principle alsoContinue reading “Helping our Children to ‘Walk the Good Path’ in life: The Seven Grandfather Teachings & Educating our Children”

Cognitive Science: How thoughts and behaviours impact achievement and success in Education

Cognitive Science is a valid, quantifiable field that is able to help us understand a wide range of issues as they pertain to Education and Learning. The research behind Cognition has been focussed on how we think and the way we learn, and more specifically on the systematic biases in of the schemas that we hold about theContinue reading “Cognitive Science: How thoughts and behaviours impact achievement and success in Education”