Candy Palmater (@TheCandyShow)
Candy spoke about her childhood, her background, her education and her life. Her discussion was emotional, hysterical and interesting. She made us think about the impact we, as teachers, have on our students.
Session 1: The Power of Blogging in the Classroom - Lisa Unger & Sarah Le (ODSS)
www.socrative.com - A great way to get instant feedback from students and to start a discussion.
#commentsforkids - Recommended hashtag to Tweet out links to students blogs
UGCloud Blogger - An application available through UGCloud. Easy to set up, either setting up individual student blogs or setting up students as co-authors on the same blog.
Idea Site - Rhymes with Orange
Great Video for introducing Blogging to your students or staff:
Engaging Students and Teachers Through Inquiry
- Gina Betts, Andrew Cloutier, Kate Creery
& Ashley Standen
Capacity Building Series - Six Tips
Natural Curiosity Document & Website
Session 3: How do we move from collaborative learning to a community of learners? - Amie Willoughby
A great resource brought forward during the discussion - Regarding Accountable Talk:
Grand Conversations - Primary
Grand Conversations - Junior
Another Great Resource from Day 1:
Guiding Our Guided Reading Website
Intermediate Teachers - Carrie Nethery,
Shari Roberts & Catherine Andrews share their adventures in Intermediate Guided Reading