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Kenton Girls Carpool Karaoke EDU Edition – Episode 3: Why become an MIEE?

We’ve both gained a lot by being part of the Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator program. Self-nominations are now open for the MIEE program and we’d encourage fellow educators to apply for this amazing professional learning experience! Advertisements

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Kenton Girls Carpool Karaoke EDU Edition- Episode 2: Wellness Tips

As we work through this busy and often stressful time of year, remember to take care of yourselves!  We can’t do our best work if we don’t take time for wellness. We wish all of our colleagues, friends and family … Continue reading

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Making a Maker Faire…and a Yoga Festival Too: Part 1

If you are a regular reader of Kindergarten Diva, you’ll know that my kindergarten students love yoga. They’ve been passionate about it since I first started teaching them in December. In May, I discovered another thing that they really love, … Continue reading

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National Sweater Day

Our most recent “connected classroom” project was organizing National Sweater Day at our schools this month to promote energy awareness and energy conservation. National Sweater Day is a World Wildlife Fund initiative which Mrs. Devon Caldwell’s Kindergarten class invited us … Continue reading

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Kids Who Code Code-a-thon

On Friday, December 12th our class co-hosted the Kids Who Code Code-a-thon with Mrs. Caldwell’s Kindergarten class at Oak Lake Community School.  After preparing for this event over the last few weeks, my Grade 2s were very excited to lead … Continue reading

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Kids Who Code: Exploring and Evaluating Coding Tools

The Kids Who Code project is well underway in our classroom!  Our class has been exploring coding for the last couple of weeks.  We’ve learned that coding is “giving computers instructions/directions” and students have had the chance to try out … Continue reading

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Kids Who Code Code-a-thon Meets Project-Based Learning!

My teaching partner and friend, Leah Obach, and I have worked together for a number of years on a variety of learning projects. For the past few years, our collaborations have focused on service-based projects where we have strived to … Continue reading

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