Reflecting on Community Service Learning at Henry Munro Middle School

Starting at Henry Munro as part of my CSL was both exciting and nerve racking.  There was so much to learn about the layout of the school, the students, the clubs, the faculty and the administration.  Not to mention all the protocols that are a part of school life.  Slowly but surely, I’ve learned whichContinue reading “Reflecting on Community Service Learning at Henry Munro Middle School”

Borders and Identity

As people we all assume an identity.  That identity is a fusion of nature and nurture.  Chambers article examines her own identity around identification and its relation to borders. The borders created by our colonial forefathers were not natural borders. They were borders created for political and monetary reasons. In the context of Indigenous identityContinue reading “Borders and Identity”

WHAT DOES DIFFERENTIATED LEARNING LOOK LIKE? SCAFFOLDING AND TIERING

Two instructional strategies that I have been introduced to as new teacher include scaffolding and tiering. Both provide students with the support they need to reach proximal development for learning.  By examining these strategies I’m able to better implement them in my classroom. DEFINE THESE STRATEGIES? Scaffolding: These are temporary supports that challenge student learningContinue reading “WHAT DOES DIFFERENTIATED LEARNING LOOK LIKE? SCAFFOLDING AND TIERING”