Building SO Much More Than a 3D Community

About a month ago, I posed this big question to my students: “Qu’est-ce qu’une bonne communauté?” (or “What makes a good community?”). Discussions and research in form of reading books followed to determine what in fact was a community. We then took several walks, taking pictures of our surroundings while noticing what details were included…

How Can I Help?

This past weekend, my family and I went camping. As most May long weekends, the weather wasn’t fantastic. Thankfully, we enjoyed a day and a half of good weather before it turned really cold and rainy. We woke up Sunday morning to rain, and the forecast wasn’t looking any better, so after breakfast and a few…

Guilty As Charged!

Here’s a blog post that I started writing a month ago, and never got around to finishing. It’s very interesting to me how my perspective has shifted in that time. Here is what I wrote a month ago: A couple of weeks ago, I read this fantastic blog post by Matthew Arend: 36 Days &…

Creating Something Amazing #SageCreekLRSD

The newly hired staff of École Sage Creek School has been given an opportunity that not many educators have in their lifetime: we are starting a brand new school from scratch. Along with this very exciting task comes many unknowns, many challenges and many uncertainties. The group has now met on three separate occasions in…

PEOPLE Make You Better

Here it is… my first vlog! Thanks for pushing me to take this risk, Brian Aspinall and Nycol Didcote! I have so many “ed heros”, but they aren’t all big names. Anyone who is adding to my life in a positive way, who pushes my thinking and supports me, is in one way, shape, or…