Tech Inquiry

Blogs and More Blogs

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In preparation for my group’s presentation on blogging, I have been looking through blogs made by teachers. On their blogs, teachers compile resources, write about their days in the classroom, talk about issues facing education, and share their insights about teaching and learning. Here are some of the blogs I found most useful. by Neil Finney – Ontario

I am a teacher in an Ontario school and hope to ignite discussion, incite action and inspire change to the way we teach students. Incorporating more technology and driving our programming through a student-centered model will reach our learners and meet their potential effectively. Currently teaching a grade 7&8 class in Orillia, Ontario and enjoying every day as an opportunity to change what I do! by Diana – Toronto, Ontario

Diana is a mother of two children and works as an elementary French teacher in Toronto, Ontario. Launched in 2006, her blog Toronto Teacher Mom features articles on her family’s adventures as well as reviews on the latest and greatest. When she isn’t busy blogging, cleaning or playing with the kids, you can find her standing on her head, riding a bike or sharing crafts on by Jen – Canada

Welcome to Runde’s Room! I’m Jen, and I am passionate about teaching and sharing my upper grade classroom ideas and resources here on my blog. I’ve taught grades 5 – 8 for 15 years, and currently have a split grade 4/5 class. I love creating engaging, fun, and rigorous activities for my students that keep learning fun. I’m also a wife and a mom to three beautiful little girls, and love soaking up every single moment with them. Be sure to follow my blog to join me on my blogging journey. by Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt – Victoria, BC

Rebecca is a Kindergarten Teacher in the Greater Victoria School District, on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. She currently teaches French Immersion at George Jay Elementary School. She is passionate about incorporating inquiry practices with her learners. Rebecca also strives to teach using BC’s First Peoples Principles of Learning, technology and Reggio Emilia style practices.  by Nat Banting – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 

Nat Banting is a mathematics teacher and consultant working in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He serves as a director of the Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers’ Society (SMTS), and is a co-editor of its periodical, The Variable. Nat is also the curator of, has authored division-based curriculum projects, and has created and shared numerous classroom resources. Nat has been invited to give conference presentations across Canada as well as professional development workshops to both pre-service and in-service teachers. He archives his ideas and commentary concerning the teaching and learning of mathematics through his blog as well as his Twitter account. by Angela – BC, Canada

I’m Angela.  I teach fourth grade in British Columbia, Canada. I inspire time-strapped teachers to better reach all learners through clear, comprehensive, and hands-on lessons for maximum student engagement. This means that teachers can spend more of their valuable time on other aspects of their lives. My resources help teachers just like you tackle content areas with complete, easy-to-use, low-prep units.  Through inquiry-based approaches, hands-on learning experiences, and collaboration, teachers and students can go deeper with the curriculum. by Stacey Shubitz and co. – East Harlem, New York

Two Writing Teachers is a cooperative blog that unites a community of teachers through the practice of writing while inspiring and guiding the teaching of a writing workshop approach. It is our hope teachers will create and lead robust writing workshops, which will aid in the development of engaged and literate citizens. by Keith Garvert 

Teacher. Reader. Writer.

Reader. Writer. Teacher.

Writer. Teacher. Reader.

rinse and repeat


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