Category Archives: MYP

General discussion about the Middle Years Programme

Many uses of Mahara

This year I have been getting lot of questions about Mahara, my favorite online portfolio tool. Unfortunately, since our move to Moodle 2.0 in the beginning of the school year we lost access to Mahara for some months but many … Continue reading

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Working in the Garden

As you know if you have read this blog in the past, I’m lucky to have what is probably the nicest classroom in the school. Last year when I moved into this space I started the Garden Club and one … Continue reading

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Cells Made Simple: GarageBand/iMovie Productions in Grade 8 Science

I am continuously impressed with the talent my students have when it comes to working with GarageBand and iMovie. After a quick introduction to the assignment, a little bit of instruction, and five class periods, my grade 8 Science students … Continue reading

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Make Your Poster

For some reason when I ask my students to make posters I always require that they be hand drawn. I like the homemade look plus I always thought it required the kids to put more thought into them. This time … Continue reading

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