Classroom Idols?

Small Success, Great Implications. Ever since the boy shared the "Mr. Sun" Song, Morning Pages exercise has become one of my favourite activities to do with the class. The students have crossed over the invisible boundary of formal writing so ingrained in our education system, and became creative with their free write! Yesterday, a girl shared a … Continue reading Classroom Idols?

Mr. Sun the Song

This came from today's morning pages (free-write) session. He shared it with the class and hummed the song. Other students laughed and clapped. It was a touching moment. =) "Mr. Sun, Sun,  Oh Mr. Sun, he is very kind and generous, but when it comes to math, he gets grumpy and he gets strict. But he still has his golden shine … Continue reading Mr. Sun the Song

Psychology, Technology, and Education – my three passions

So I came across this article that discussed the ability of tech gadgets to distract students. Excerpt from Psychology of technology article: "Recently my research team observed nearly 300 middle school, high school and university students studying something important for a mere 15 minutes in their natural environments...The results were startling. First, these students were only able … Continue reading Psychology, Technology, and Education – my three passions