Can it Really be that Simple?

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the District PAC presentation, “Dreaming of Great Sleep for your Family?” featuring Dr.

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Lessons Learned from Fortnite

My son just turned eleven. He has the unfortunate lot in life of celebrating his birthday relatively close to Christmas,

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Time flies when you are busy learning!

It is hard to believe that the first term has come to a close. Where did the time go? As they say,

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Technology Tools

A few weeks ago the West Bay Parent Advisory Council hosted Cari Wilson, District Innovation Support Leader. She gave an informative and entertaining presentation highlighting many of the digital tools available to our students to complement and enhance their learning.

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Reluctant Readers

Reluctant reader is a nice term for people who don’t like to read. But according to our teacher Mr. Darling, a reluctant reader is just a reader who hasn’t found the right book yet.

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‘Twas the Night Before School Starts


‘Twas the night before school and all through West Bay,
Not a teacher was sleeping not even Ms. A;

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Summer Top Ten

The summer is here and summer holidays are just a few days away! Here are ten things to make sure you do this summer.

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New Math

I often get asked about “new math.” What is it? How do you teach it? How are our kids doing? My answer is that there is no such thing as new math.

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One Word Challenge

What one word would you choose to represent your hopes for 2018?
Last year my one word was ‘patience‘.

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Let’s Play

I feel like I have some unfinished business. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the amount of time allotted for children to play in elementary schools and how important it is for parents and educators to ensure ample play time is built into a child’s day.

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