Preparing our New Teachers

It's mid-December, and I know that the Teacher Candidates who began our pre-service program imagined a very different reality than we know today. They were promised a program of teacher-preparation, with placements with Associate Teachers which would prepare them to enter classrooms upon graduation. Instead, they've had to pivot their university courses from face-to-face, to … Continue reading Preparing our New Teachers

School Online – Journal -Day 22

Teaching Synchronously: On August 13 of his year, the Ontario Ministry of Education released Policy/Program Memorandum No. 164, referred to by the short form: PPM 164. It defines "remote", "synchronous" and "asynchronous" learning.  And it addresses seven areas: minimum requirements for engaging students during remote learning minimum requirements for synchronous learning process for exemption from … Continue reading School Online – Journal -Day 22