Using Self-Talk to Teach Metacognition

We model a lot of self-talk in literacy through think-alouds when teaching students how to read or write, but have we considered the value of self-talk across the curriculum? Self-talk refers to the statements we tell ourselves or the questions we ask ourselves in any given situation. Self-talk is a critical part of our thinking …

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Mathies Math Apps and Resources for Ontario Ts and Ss

Mathies resources are designed for Ontario K-12 students, teachers, and parents. The Mathies site hosts a large collection of educational Games, Learning Tools, and Activities organized by strand, as well as Additional Supports like online practice modules and FREE Homework Help and tutoring for Ontario students in grades 7-10. I first learned about Mathies when I was working with Jackie Harrison …

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Improving Communication and Collaboration in Math Using Blogs and Digital Tools: TLLP Resource & Final Reflections

This post marks our team's final TLLP sharing. For me, it marks the end of a series to TLLPs that helped create the community we all belong to today. But more importantly, the TLLP helped make me the educator I am today. Every day we take ideas and turn them into realities for our students, and for …

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