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This is a great framework for any lesson! It's helped me in my class so much! Incorporating the ideas of Selma Wasserman (SFU), I explain in the podcast how you can use this simple, but highly effective model when exploring various topics.
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Are you a new teacher at a new school? Ray will help you get settled in with a few cool tips. Ray has worked with hundreds of new teachers at a university setting. He's taken some of the best ideas and woven them into his FREE podcast.
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In this free podcast, you'll get some ideas of ways to talk within the classroom. Gleaned from years of experience in the classroom, as well as work with new teachers, Ray guides you through a few ways to make our talk one that continues to enrich,
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One thing I learned early on in my teaching career is that we just don't have enough time! One day, I learned some powerful ways to get back the time I needed in the classroom. In this free podcast, Ray shows you some ways to win back precious
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One year I remember learning about the power of non-examples! So often we just talk about what it should be like, and we sometimes forget the power of looking at what it isn't in order to deepen learning. In this free podcast, Ray gives you a few
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ray has taught grades 2-8 and has also been a Faculty Associate at Simon Fraser University (with a K-12 Module), and has been a district Math/Science Coordinator (K-12). He has also written for math textbooks published by Pearson Education (grades 3-7). For over five years, Ray stepped back from the classroom and has traveled across Canada (from Inuvik, NWT, to Hartley Bay BC, Regina, Burlington ON, to beautiful New Brunswick) and into the USA, giving numerous workshops on topics ranging from math, assessment to science and fine arts, as well as teaching in hundreds of classrooms. He currently teaches in a large elementary school, For more information see: www.zapple.ca

MY TEACHING STYLE

Depends on the situation, but I really try to work on "community" when I'm with the students. Often that means trying to build real cooperative learning (not just putting students in groups). This model attempts to foster students’ academic and social growth and includes teaching techniques such as “Think-Pair-Share” and reciprocal teaching. Cooperative learning falls under the student-centered approach because learners are placed in responsibility of their learning and development. This method focuses on the belief that students learn best when working with and learning from their peers. I also LOVE assessment for learning, and enjoy creating and working with rubrics that mean something... and focus on progress. I've used the term "Teacher-learner" with students when describing my role, and "Learner-teacher" when describing their role. Of course, I'm still learning. These are ideals... Part of the wonderful struggle is to work towards it each and every day.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Jean G.K. Bailey Award, Simon Fraser University Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship, Simon Fraser University Open Scholarship, Simon Fraser University Apex Award for Excellence (Nomination)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Post-Baccalaureate in Classical History, Post-Baccalaureate in Curriculum Studies, Professional Development Program, Masters of Education, PhD (first year)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Ray has also been a graphic artist, and has appeared as an extra on TV shows and in movies such as Happy Gilmore and the X-Files. Ray enjoys painting, drawing, listening to the Fab Four, playing guitar, walking, traveling, teaching and writing. For more information see: www.zapple.ca

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