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My top 5 reasons forย #socialdistancing

A special delivery for some very special people! Both of my parents are in the higher risk categories: ๐Ÿ‘‰My mom is a breast cancer survivor ๐Ÿ‘‰My dad has had a quadruple heart bypass, has type 2 diabetes, suffers from stenosis and heart failure My parents have been self quarantined since this all kicked off last… Continue reading My top 5 reasons forย #socialdistancing

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The Instant Pot: How to Use It and Why It’s Worth All The Hype

PLEASE NOTE: This is a post sponsored by the Mabelhood I was browsing the aisles of a store pre-Black Friday when I spotted the mountain of Instant Pots on sale. Taking full advantage of my rare โ€˜kid-freeโ€™ time, I wandered over to investigate further. A long-time skeptic of food trends and fad diets, I cautiously… Continue reading The Instant Pot: How to Use It and Why It’s Worth All The Hype

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The One-Pan Meal: Simplify Weeknights With This Easy Chicken & Veg Recipe

PLEASE NOTE: This is a sponsored post by the Mabelhood. Foil packet dinners are a busy momโ€™s best friend. Between swimming lessons, dance classes, homework, laundry, soccer practice and ukulele lessons, I often find little to no time for meal prep, let alone meal planning. Then I was introduced to the one-pan meal culture; more… Continue reading The One-Pan Meal: Simplify Weeknights With This Easy Chicken & Veg Recipe

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My Learning Journal – Spec Ed Part 2

ENTRY 1 – Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 Here we go with Spec Ed Part 2! And what a way to start with a snow day โ„๏ธย Most of the province was hit with several inches of snow so several boards in the GTA were closed today, giving me a great opportunity to get familiar with the… Continue reading My Learning Journal – Spec Ed Part 2

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Inquiry Based Learning vs. Problem Based Learning

How can learning through projects (an approach similar, but not the exact same as inquiry-based learning) make students with special needs feel like they are included in your class? As a secondary science teacher, I have used problem based learning (PBL) in addition to inquiry-based learning (IBL) on a regular basis. I consider PBL โ€™learning… Continue reading Inquiry Based Learning vs. Problem Based Learning

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My Learning Journal – Spec Ed Part 1

ENTRY 1 – Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 This is my first entry into my Learning Journal for the Special Education – Part 1 Additional Qualification course that I am taking online via Queen’s University. Yahoo! Here, I have been asked to look forward at the final task and choose between two options for the culminating… Continue reading My Learning Journal – Spec Ed Part 1

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Easy One Bowl Honey Flax Banana Bread

Easy One Bowl Honey Flax Banana Bread Recipe PLEASE NOTE: This post is sponsored by Mabel’s Labels. For the full recipe, click here. It is almost summer holidays! Time for splash pads, parks, cottages, camps and summer hikes! I am always looking for high energy, healthy snacks for the kids to bring on the road… Continue reading Easy One Bowl Honey Flax Banana Bread