Mindfulness for ALL: 4 Social-Emotional Competencies Taught Through Mindful Practice

Adapted from and informed by: Tantillo Philibert, C.. (2017). Everyday SEL in elementary school: Integrating social-emotional learning and mindfulness into your classroom. London: Routledge. Mindfulness should be practiced in the classroom as a strategy not just for "under-preforming children" or certain students who need strategies to help to sort out behavioral issues, but for all …

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EDCI 306A: Final Reflections 9, 10, & 11.

Reflection 9 My greatest professional strength as an educator who will teach music is that I am able to understand on a personal level that music and musical talent does not come easily to every child! I understand that everyones' learning processes look differently, and some components of musical learning may come easier for some …

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02 April: A Jam-Packed Final Class of EDCI 336!

In our final class this week, we had the opportunity to learn about a few more technologies that could be used to the benefit of us and our future students. Coding This is a topic that is still relatively new to me, although I have been hearing it mentioned within the educational world more and …

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Blogging, Twitter, Trello, Oh My!

Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash. This semester, I have had many opportunities to re-evaluate my thinking regarding various platforms. I chose to write this post near the end of the semester rather than at the beginning so that I could give myself time to better understand each of these websites and the tools that …

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26 March 2019: Distributed Learning

Photo by Ben Mullins on Unsplash. My Experiences I have had a few experiences with distributed learning (DL). When I was in grade 10, I finished the entire Planning 10 course through my school district's DL program in about 3 weeks. After finishing that course, I started Chemistry 11 with another district's DL program, but …

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