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Creativity is Me

Do you remember art in elementary school? I remember finger painting where, if I tried to combine colours everything ended up a muddy brown.  And the paper always curled up and the paint flaked off once it was dry.  Very … Continue reading

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What I Believe — one version

When taught Grade 11 University English, the first essay I had my students write was a personal persuasive essay with the working title, ‘What I Believe’. I usually tried out every writing assignment I gave my students so that I … 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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