My name is Barb English and I am a second year teacher with the Calgary Board of Education. I have embarked on a journey of self-discovery and am excited about sharing my learning with people I meet along the way.
- Excited to be part of the Design Shift cohort for next year #cbeshift 11 months ago
- @HeatherMMcKay what is sibbaldu? I see tweets from your school with this hashtag. 1 year ago
- @HeatherMMcKay @JaimeHatchette Thanks for the great session this morning. I am excited about trying these apps in my class. 1 year ago
- 30 Ideas To Promote Creativity In Learning | @scoopit via @BethDichter sco.lt/5yN91d 1 year ago
- Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy | Psychology Today psychologytoday.com/blog/mental-we… 1 year ago
Author Archives: Barb English
“I’m not suggesting that every autistic child is a prodigy, or every typical child for that matter. But if you fuel a child’s innate spark, it will always point the way to far greater heights than you could ever have imagined” … Continue reading
Edublog Awards Amy – http://www.amymshs8.vic.edu I would like to nominate Amy under the student blog category. Her blog is very creative and included a variety of different posts. I especially enjoyed her piece about Albania. I learned a lot about … Continue reading
At the end of August I signed on to be a mentor for the Student Blogging Challenge. Over the next ten weeks students of all ages will develop their blogging skills by participating in a variety of hands-on lessons and … Continue reading
My 15 year old daughter told me that when I have my own classroom I should have a poster like this one on the wall. I agree!
I am currently reading Mindset – The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck. The author believes that we each have a particular mindset, fixed or growth that creates our whole mental world. Fixed Mindset Ability is static Reach early … Continue reading
“Education is not a linear process of preparation for the future: it is about cultivating the talents and sensibilities through which we can live our best lives in the present and create the future for ourselves.” – Sir … Continue reading
I am curious to know who coined the term “lurking” for someone who reads the messages on internet chat rooms or blogs and never contributes and why they chose to give it such a negative connotation? Lurking, as it has … Continue reading