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Staying in the Know
Are you trying to keep track of all the students on your radar? Are you spending time wondering what happened in the meeting about a student that you were unable to attend? WeCollab can help you stay in the know.January 11, 2023 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
We Need to Talk About…
Are you trying to identify which students to bring forward for discussion at a Collaborative Team Meeting? In this blog Jennifer Ferguson discusses some considerations that may be beneficial when we know we need to talk about a particular student.December 8, 2022 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
Designed by Educators for Educators
In this blog, Digital Support Liaison, Jennifer Ferguson, explores the issues and challenges we face as educators and how WeCollab can be maximized to help provide a better way!November 24, 2022 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
Social Emotional Learning Online
Students learning in the online realm benefit from the same considerations as those in brick and mortar buildings. Planning should take into account explicit opportunities for students to engage in social emotional learning in order to develop…March 30, 2022 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
Overcoming Innumeracy Part 4: How Do We Talk to Leaders About Mathematics?
In an environment that sometimes feels driven by results and accountability, how does a classroom teacher talk to school leaders (and/or district leaders) about mathematics?June 28, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
Overcoming Innumeracy Part 3: How Do We Talk to our Colleagues About Mathematics?
Research into mathematics teaching indicates there is anxiety among some educators that has the ability to negatively influence the success of students’ mathematics learning. Such a concern requires addressing.May 24, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
Overcoming Innumeracy Part 2: How Do We Talk to Parents About Mathematics?
This blog is written from a perspective of helping parents understand the current curriculum and inviting them into the math learning.April 27, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
Overcoming Innumeracy Part 1: How Do We Talk to Students About Mathematics?
The goal of this four part blog series is to consider the following questions: What is it about the way we talk about mathematics that promotes the acceptance of "I can't do that"? What might we do to shift the conversation?March 15, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
(Re)visiting the Topic of Equity
As “online learning” has begun in Alberta - for some as an available option for some time, for grades 7 to 12 students until Christmas, and for all students K through 12 for the first week of school in the New Year - it may be an opportune time to…December 10, 2020 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article
What Does Assessment Look Like in Our Current Reality?
Many of Jigsaw Learning’s partners are asking questions: How do we make this happen? How do teachers assess students who are working from home? How do teachers gather data and evidence to support and justify the assessment of student learning in what, for…April 19, 2020 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article