What a great way to spread happiness. The Conflict Managers had a blast delivering their handmade treats, and it was extra special because the other students in the school had watched the production through the glass in the community kitchen the day before. They knew something special was coming, but they didn't know exactly what! … Continue reading Delivering Happiness!
Our conflict managers were hard at work yesterday making over 400 cake pops for every student in our school! We were lucky enough to receive grant money from Sasktel's 'I am Stronger' campaign. Our group of Conflict Managers wanted to give out a token of happy for each student in our school, in the form … Continue reading Its International Day of Happiness!
Arsalan, Lucy showing their facebook profiles and comments from classmates. Faisal is holding signage that we have put up around our school with information about Digital Citizenship found here: http://www.publications.gov.sk.ca/redirect.cfm?p=74447&i=83322 Welcome to Grade 4/5 at Douglas Park school in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is a beautiful time to be a student, but also a challenging one. … Continue reading Navigating Digital Citizenship in the Classroom Part I
Welcome to The Douglas Park Conflict Managers Kindness Challenge! We challenge you to: Post 5 kind messages using Social Media, with permission from a parent or guardian. If you do not have your own Social Media, encourage your parent or guardian to do so on their account. OR Give out 5 compliments to different people … Continue reading Conflict Managers Club Kindness Challenge 2018
In preparation for our debate, which can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPz7hzA6-Mk&feature=youtu.be I discovered that there was actually a lot to learn in the arguments for or against plugging in. Among the most interesting, I found to be the arguments of Nathan Jurgenson and Sherry Turkle. While Jurgenson advocates in an augmented reality, Turkle argues that digital and … Continue reading Why we all need to unplug!
Here is a link to my summary of learning: https://vimeo.com/171248856 [Song Credits: “We’re Going to be Friends” by The White Stripes, “We Didn’t Start the Fire” by Billy Joel, “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty, “Stressed Out” by Twenty One Pilots, “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin, “Fly By Night” by Chilliwack, “Doin’ It Right” by April Wine, “A Hard Days … Continue reading Summary of a very steep learning curve
Our last debate was rather interesting. I found myself having a number of ah-ha moments- as this is one topic that to be honest I have not thought much about before. My laptop screen was filled up with "what about " comments as I took notes. I found myself getting rather amped up over this … Continue reading Selling out, and selling fast