Thinking about Reporting

Thinking about Reporting

This year I was involved in shifting my school's reporting process in grades 6 to 8 from a percentage based system to the IB MYP system which assigns a score of 1-7 based on progress measured against subject specific criterion. It's been quite a journey and has included numerous parent information sessions, a complete rethink … [Read more...]

Rethinking Written Reports

Rethinking Written Reports

  I wrote the following post after our last reporting period, but never published it. Just found it again and thought it was worth sharing as another reporting period is approaching … Yesterday my daughter got her grade 3 report card. As an educator it was a really eye opening experience to witness her reaction. … [Read more...]

What’s in a name?

What's in a name?

A while ago I decided to say goodbye to TechEd-dy, my EduBlogs hosted blog, and move to a self hosted solution. I figured it was time to take the next step. I purchased my domain name and installed WordPress on my server. I found a theme that I liked, and then I got stuck. I … [Read more...]

Digital Literacy Thoughts – first try

Digital Literacy Thoughts - first try

This is a first attempt at synthesizing a number of Digital Literacy frameworks into something that I feel I can take to teachers to help them build Digital Literacy capacity in their classrooms. The frameworks I have looked at include: BC Draft Digital Literacy Standards Mozilla Web Literacy Standards Brennan’s Framework for … Development of … [Read more...]