First things first.... How do I turn this thing on?! I can use an Ipad, I can use this thing right? The reality however is that you can't expect this device to behave like an Ipad there are some differences and they have tripped me up as I am trying to lear...
Using images as writing prompts is nothing new and some would argue that it is an old way of teaching that stunt student creativity and growth when writing. In my experience though a well used writing prompt activity can help students feel successful and gi...
So the Ipads are gone from my classroom and have been replaced with 12 shiny new Samsung Galaxy tablets. First order of business was to see which of the things that I was able to so with my students on the Ipad, I could still do on the tablet. Figuring out...
Daily 5 Listen to Reading in French Immersion using Android Tablets
So the Ipads are gone from my classroom and have been replaced with 12 shiny new Samsung Galaxy tablets. First order of business was to see
Letter to Honourable Fassbender from Martina Wilkison
My letter to BC's Minister of Education (if you are not aware of what is happening to the education system, please take some time to find ou
Petition calling on the BC Government to agree to binding arbitration wi...
Sign the petition calling on the BC Government to agree to binding arbitration with the BC Teachers' Federation.
Kids are smart. Using thought bubbles and speech bubbles to show predict...
We had a happy accident happen in Mme Hawtree's grade 1 class this week. We have special guest come and speak to us about our feelings and t
Some things to think about before you buy classroom iPads.
So you want to buy Ipads for your classroom- Here are a list of things to consider before you buy. Storage - My Ipads came to me in a blue p
Is It Possible To Make Genius Hour Longer? ~ Mrs. Wideen's Blog
When I first introduced genius hour, we did a lot of wondering and coming up with questions. I ran into some problems at the beginning becau