Category: October

Canadian Geography Made Fun

Providing students with memorable learning experiences is one way to make the knowledge stick. I am a HUGE fan of making learning fun because I have seen time and time again that when something is fun, engagement is up and more students are able to demonstrate their understanding.  Geography is

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Thanksgiving in the French as a Second Language Classroom

I absolutely LOVE celebrating holidays in my FSL classroom. Making the learning fun allows students to enjoy learning a second language and encourages them to continue this learning. Here are some ideas for celebrating L’Action de Grace in your French as a Second Language Classroom.  1) Receptive Language  I like

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5 MUST READ Picture Books About Residential Schools

If you teach in Canada, you need to be teaching about Residential Schools. This horribly sad and violent aspect of Canada’s history is so important to teach. In order to move forwards and create a better tomorrow, we need our children, our future, to understand our past. Here is a

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Classroom Chemistry – A Ghoulish Good Time!

Right now in Science, we are studying Classroom Chemistry. I wanted to incorporate a little bit of Halloween fun into our unit! Students LOVED the labs and I LOVED how much learning was happening! Here are some of the activities that we did: Separating Mixtures: First we watched these videos

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