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Comment by Jacqui Strachan on November 20, 2012 at 11:34am
Sheila and I hanging out in beautiful Thunder Bay last week. So great to connect F2F!

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Janet McCarrol replied to Sheila Stewart's discussion 'Student Engagement: What does it look like?'
"It's not just the "something that they are not passionate about" that is being drawn out here - it is the "how they are being taught/how they are learning the material" that seems to be on everybody's mind.   The…"
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Sheila Stewart replied to Sheila Stewart's discussion 'Student Engagement: What does it look like?'
"It is confusing, Janet.  I think the perception of "engagement" can be really subjective.  How do we sort out the right balance of compliance, entertainment, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, etc.?  Each may be…"
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Janet McCarrol replied to Sheila Stewart's discussion 'Student Engagement: What does it look like?'
"Hmmm...interesting.  I teach a lot of ESL students from Eastern European countries and/or Asian countries and even at the primary level, they tend to come in strong with early math skills (often, they have learned their multiplication tables by…"
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Sheila Stewart replied to Sheila Stewart's discussion 'Student Engagement: What does it look like?'
"I thought this was well written and useful... good suggestions about what student engagement means, but also "with or without…"
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Karen Mahon replied to Gay Stephenson's discussion 'Idea exchange to promote healthy eating and increased activity for our children!'
"Thank you for the information you shared with all of us.  You seem to be a very aware parent.  I appreciate your first and second paragraphs with regards to food education.  I personally believe we would have less of a problem with…"
Wednesday
Sheila Stewart replied to Frank Loreto's discussion 'Getting rid of EQAO'
"There is more good conversation about tech in ed. in this discussion as well, Trixie.  http://discuss.peopleforeducation.ca/forum/topics/technology-in-education But, yes these topics do overlap now."
Wednesday
Trixie Doyle replied to Frank Loreto's discussion 'Getting rid of EQAO'
"I find all the tech in schools sad.  I don't know how to fight against it though, since once they've put money into it they want to justify the spending and won't a) admit it doesn't help and b) return to a less tech way of…"
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Stefania Aoun replied to Jacqui Strachan's discussion 'You Gotta Watch/Listen to this...'
"I came across this subject through Mind Shift http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/03/challenging-work-is-essential-to-deep-meaningful-learning/ The school they are presenting is  Springfield Renaissance School which is a…"
Tuesday
Janet McCarrol replied to Jacqui Strachan's discussion 'You Gotta Watch/Listen to this...'
"It was noted that at least one of these schools was a charter school. Is that the norm in the States for these schools then? Great concept, no question about it  but charter schools are private/semi-private are they not? "
Monday
Stefania Aoun replied to Jacqui Strachan's discussion 'You Gotta Watch/Listen to this...'
"Expeditionary learning - in US - why not in Canada as well?! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michelle-lamar/how-expeditionary-learnin_b_773002.html http://elschools.org/ Change need to be done in the Canadian system and this seems to be great…"
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Sheila Stewart replied to Shelley Stacey's discussion 'All day Kindergarten - Funding'
"Hi C. and Janet, I thought of your conversation as I read this blog post by a Gr. 1 teacher: http://adunsiger.com/2014/09/11/blending-the-old-and-new/ "
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