Monthly Archives: June 2012

More Young Adult Fiction

I’m a little behind in my entries, so this will be a long one. A series a colleague of mine said was better than the Hunger Games is by Patrick Ness: The Knife of Never Letting Go (2008), The Ask … Continue reading

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Get Down to Work at DT Skills Centre

Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant VSB

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Skills Centre signs at David Thompson Secondary

Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant VSB

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Mindset (2006) by Carol Dweck

OK, so this book is not new, but I have just discovered it. I’ve never been one to read self-help, or how-to books or  . . .  I primarily read fiction. There is nothing like escaping a hard day’s work … Continue reading

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Entrance to Skills Centre at David Thompson Secondary

Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant VSB

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How to get your Professional Development from Twitter

If you’re not on Twitter and are interested in 24/7 access to great professional development – join! Hashtags? Read this link to tailor your Twitter reading. http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/best-15-twitter-hashtags-for-teachers.html Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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Principles of Effective Teaching; Technology as a Tool

Technology may augment our practice; it does not tell us how or what to teach. http://davidwees.com/content/iste-standards-without-references-technology Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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