Planning for Community Building

One of the highlights of my final practicum was the Restitution training that was offered by the school district. Because of this training, one of the first activities that I plan to do with my students is the My Job/Your Job anchor chart. I am happy that my new school and district are also interested inContinue reading “Planning for Community Building”

I’m a Teacher!

I’m a teacher! In fact, here I am in front of my new classroom: The past few months have been an absolute whirlwind! I did my 10-week practicum from the beginning of October to the beginning of December. Immediately after finishing my practicum, I led a Brownie camp for the weekend. On the following MondayContinue reading “I’m a Teacher!”

Fraction-Packed Update!

Practicum I am already 1/3 of the way through my 6-week K/1 practicum! I feel a lot more à l’aise speaking in French now than I did two weeks ago, and I am so happy about that. So far I have been leading the morning calendar routine and teaching a unit on shapes and solids. TheseContinue reading “Fraction-Packed Update!”

French Immersion Rendezvous

I coordinated a French Immersion student-teacher rendezvous for today. Twitter was tremendously helpful in making it happen. These mind maps give a glimpse of what was discussed: Merci @angela_wynans, @MmeHibou, and @UVicCurricLib for today’s wonderful #FrImm workshop! #UVicEd #BCStuTeach #fsl pic.twitter.com/YRKIADNcnz — Britney Allen (@MlleBallen) March 17, 2015