Archive for November, 2014

Stickers, Great Job and Real Feedback

Posted: 24th November 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

“I’ll never remember the bad things but I’ll always remember the good things” (Mindy Kaling in The Mindy Project) I was a program consultant in the years immediately following the release of Growing Success in Ontario. I spent a good chunk of my time teaching administrators and teachers about the assessment continuum: learning goals, success […]

My Progress Report

Posted: 23rd November 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Last week, two fellow educators in my board blogged about their greatest strengths and weaknesses – Sue Dunlop and Aviva Dunsiger . At the same time, I had just finished reading many, many sets of progress reports for our students, and I was beginning some TPAs (Teacher Performance Appraisals) on some staff. It looked like […]

Learning Together

Posted: 11th November 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Today is Remembrance Day, and it may possibly be the last one we (in Ontario) celebrate in school if legislation goes through making it a National holiday. That makes me a little sad. Now don’t get me wrong. I love a weekday off as much as the next guy. But we are in the business […]