Archive for June, 2015

A Lesson in Refined Sugar

Posted: 29th June 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I recently learned about the refinement process of sugar.  I bake a lot and have worked with more than my fair share of sugars.  So, when my aunt (a retired teacher and someone with an endless supply of interesting tidbits) asked me “What kind of sugar do you think is more refined, granulated sugar or […]

Graduation Thoughts

Posted: 23rd June 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I love graduation.  I love everything about it:  the pomp and circumstance, the ritual of it all, the excitement of the parents and younger siblings.  I think my favourite part is watching the graduates filing in.  Beneath the styled hair, sky high shoes and crisp new ties are those faces that can’t hide their emotions.  […]

All the Extras

Posted: 11th June 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I’ve been thinking recently about all those things that aren’t significant elements of our curriculum but are important to developing students who will be good global and local citizens.  You know the kind of thing I mean. Character Ed – how do we teach students to value and model integrity, honesty, respect, kindness? Contributors – […]