Self-assess competencies

This is a simple template I created on GoogleSheet to help students self-assess (for a course that must be graded out of 10) using the SOLO taxonomy for each competency (under three roles). As students edit the table, the spider graph will be automatically created and help them see where they were at the start … Continue reading Self-assess competencies

Sources that influence self-efficacy

Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief in his/her/their own ability to attain a certain goal. Our beliefs about competence and confidence to achieve influence our achievement. So, what can influence the development of our self-efficacy? I made a visual summary of the four factors that we have control over to make our students grow their self-efficacy. … Continue reading Sources that influence self-efficacy

Echange sur l’école avec Elodie Garçon

Hier, j’ai échangé avec Elodie Garçon via Zoom et nous avons discuté de sujets d’éducation ensemble. Nous partageons ici cinq clips vidéos avec vous. Elodie Garçon est enseignante titulaire certifiée dans l’enseignement secondaire, intervenante à l’IUT de Montpellier-Sète et animatrice de formations auprès d’enseignants du 1er et 2nd degrés dans le bassin de Montpellier sur … Continue reading Echange sur l’école avec Elodie Garçon

Teaching intelligent disobedience

Please watch this video and share. It is so important to remember to teach our children intelligent disobedience. Children need to have the strategies to say NO!

Authentic learning opportunities are everywhere!

Whether children are unschooled, homeschooled, on holidays, doing distance learning…. or not, they all have plenty of learning opportunities around them. What do you see? According to you, what learnings might occur just by engaging children in cooking? What might children UNDERSTAND (concepts) and be able to DO (skills)?


What is the difference between Inter / Trans / Multi / -disciplinary? In their article “Multidisciplinarity, interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity in health research, services, education and policy: 1. Definitions, objectives, and evidence of effectiveness “, Choi and Pak (2006) share analogies for the different terms and I found this so easy to understand and remember: Interdisciplinary is a … Continue reading Inter-Trans-Multi-Disciplinary…