How We Express Ourselves Central Idea: Language changes to express meaning and perspective. Lines of Inquiry: How sentences are constructed (function) How the meaning changes depending on the context (change) Ways of expressing points of view (perspective) Assessments: French - FP - PYP4-5 - Gradual summative assessment (Central Idea) French - FP - PYP4-5 - … Continue reading PYP French assessments
I keep going back to this really cool interpretation of the famous cartoon that represents different types of animals expected to perfom a task that is not possible for some of them to perform due to their uniqueness: There is a constant noise about differentiatiohn in class. But what exactely do we differentiate? Is it … Continue reading Differentiating the task of the outcome?
Today I interviewed Cris Turple, a global collaborator of mine who is teaching MYP English language and literature at the Canadian International School in Singapore. What we covered: - The practical implications about copyrights, digital credits and creative commons. Why is this topic important? 2- A glance at the differences between Public Domain, Copyrights and … Continue reading Copyright, Creative Commons and Public domain… Navigating grey areas
I created 2 infographics for my teachers but they might be useful for others. 5 G00gle Classroom Posting Tips! 20 Best Practices on Google Classroom
For the past few months, I have started to a video series called " Pedagogical Perspectives" to capture best practices from the teachers at my school. This has been a fantastic experience so far, making teachers proud of their work and sharing beyond their classroom. Have a look at this playlist!
We had such a lovely time making with parents at my school. This video capture the atmosphere of this maker morning, an exciting experience to build a sense of community and promote creativity and collaboration! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OX70AmoJB0
I created a video to clarify the expectations about referencing / giving credits and describing copyrights, creatives commons and public domain content. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT0BDIAqqJA&feature=youtu.be
It was a great experience to present and attend the 21st Century Conference in Hong Kong for the first time! It reminded me how I could not go 2 years ago despite winning a free registration 😦 I have come a long way and I am glad to have opportunities to develop professionally and feel … Continue reading 21st Century Conference Hong Kong
I am grateful that Andrew Wheelock invited me to share my work. I am now looking forward to meet him at ISTE 2017! This is the youtube video of our interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9jLlgO8GTo&feature=youtu.be
Apart from the students and teachers in my school and of course my family and friend circle, I would like to share my top 5 "champions" when it comes to inspiring my work 🙂 Caleb Gattegno Dr Gattegno (1911–1988) was a precursor of students' voice and choice. He developed tools that facilitate visible and tangible … Continue reading Some people who inspire me…