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On Choosing to Become a Teacher — my thoughts on getting hired

As I read Sachin Maharaj’s op ed piece: “We are wasting our young teaching talent”, I reflected on how times have changed since I became a teacher. When I completed my teacher training programme, there were only 3 universities in … Continue reading

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Alternative Assessment — Another Way

Recently, I posted my thoughts regarding ‘The Exam Question’, an article which was published in the Ottawa Citizen on January 9, 2016. As I prepared to write this companion piece to it – one on alternative methods of assessing student … Continue reading

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A Different Choice for Student Assessment

As I prepared to write this companion piece to my thoughts on ‘The Exam Question’ – one on alternative methods of assessing student knowledge, I revisited The Big Picture by Denis Littky, both the book and my review of it.[https://authenticvibrations.wordpress.com/2012/07/13/the-big-picture-a-review/] … Continue reading

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