Alright class, pull out your textbooks and flip to page 39, what do we see in the image at the start of this section? Guilty. I’m guilty of doing this very same introduction to a lesson. Is it great, nope, does it engage the students, well mayb…Continue reading
Author: Graeme Gieni
Feedback and Accessibility- Goes together like spaghetti and meatballs!
It is great to hear some feedback on the creation of my first module. Often teachers are tasked with creating units and assignments, but do we really ever ask anyone to go through them critically? You tweak them as needed based off of the group of st…Continue reading
Course Framework & Module 1
When thinking about the structure of my module, I decided to go with Google Classroom as that’s the main service our school division uses. Students also are quite familiar with it and enjoy the functions of it for this class. My class is designed for teachers to use when there is no gymnasium space available […]Continue reading
My Review of Read Theory!
As an educator, I always find there is some new tech, app, or website that is shown to staff every year for them to try. You end up trying out the newest and fanciest one, only to find that there are options missing if you don’t pay for them, or it doesn’t suit your needs. […]Continue reading
Grade 6 Physical Education- Alternate Space Activities Course Course Design and Rationale Welcome everyone to my course profile where I will be working on designing a course to be used in Physical Education 6. The goal of this course is to provide alternative spaces and activities for teachers and students to access where physical space […]Continue reading
Classroom or Online- Where does Blended Learning fit?
In the fall of 2009 I stepped into my first classroom as a full-time teacher. To my surprise I was greeted with an archaic computer with very basic programming loaded onto it. Where was the fancy laptop? The projectors? smartboards? As a small rural school, this was not predominant in every class. Only the lucky […]Continue reading
Hey All! I am Graeme Gieni hailing from Unity, Saskatchewan. This is my 2nd class in the TLL program. Currently I’m a VP at a Pre-K – Grade 6 school where I teach ELA in a split 5/6 classroom. I also spend some time in the gym with a few PE Classes. I look forward […]Continue reading