Educator Kasha Duff explores the use of ‘Walking Wednesdays’ to help students enhance their critical thinking and conversational skills during Spoken Language class. “I was focused on getting students away from the desks more often…I realized how much they were lacking that skill, to talk to somebody who you don’t talk to on a regular basis.…

Surrey Teacher Kelly Shuto reflects on the importance of personal self-awareness as the first step in building self-awareness in students and the ability to self-assess core competencies. “My goal as a teacher is to get them to a place where they can help each other before they even think to come to me for help.…

Surrey educator Sharon Lau reflects on two critical moments from her teaching career and how she was inspired to reassess her instructional strategies. “As a teacher I have a responsibility to move their learning forward, and my practice is informed by three questions: ‘Where am I going? ’ ‘Where am I now? ’ and ‘How do I get…

Surrey educator Menelaina Valencia shares how she harnesses the power of visual evidence, formative assessment practices, and student self-assessment to promote learning in the dance studio. The dancer who walks in here in September is nowhere as good as the dancer tht leaves here  in June. So, I don’t get the philosophy of letting September…