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About cdegelman

Grade 3/4 teacher at Douglas Park School in Regina, Saskatchewan

Nothing but smiles for #thehappinessproject

#thehappinessproject. Wow! Talk about a rewarding experience. This term I knew that I wanted to do another project that would allow me to include my students and looking back I can say I am beyond proud of the hard work … Continue reading

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#thehappinessprojectyqr

When my class launched our happiness project we were looking at different options for sharing our project. I debated starting a classroom Twitter or Instagram account to share our journey with others. At this time I was looking around on … Continue reading

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Adios EC&I 832

Since I just returned from Mexico for spring break, and I am practically fluent (not) in Spanish I will prepare to say Adios to my new friends and colleagues that I have met through this course. Thank you all for … Continue reading

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Working on Ourselves!

The last two weeks of #thehappinessproject have been taking time to focus on our minds and working towards understanding that big concept of mindfulness. Mindfulness Wheels: Two weeks ago the mindfulness guru Trina Markusson came to talk to our students … Continue reading

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Local News Bubble…

News. To be honest, this is one thing that can completely overwhelm me. Media, in my mind, has allowed the access to and the spread of news, true and fake to become so widespread. In today’s society information and news … Continue reading

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Giving to Charity Makes us Happy!

It has been another exciting and busy week for #thehappinessproject in our classroom. Last week we hit the ground running with our fundraiser for the Make a Wish Foundation Saskatchewan! The students were so excited to begin to raise money … Continue reading

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21st Century Literacy

Teaching is one profession where the requirements and expectations are constantly changing due to the changes in society. As teachers, it is essential that we are educating our young people to keep up with the changes happening in society. It … Continue reading

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#DPkindnesschallenge

Last term as well as this term I have been awakened to the importance of teaching Digital Citizenship in my classroom. I am finding it hard to think back and reflect on what my understanding of the term digital citizenship was … Continue reading

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Feelings Week!

Our #thehappiness project as you know is well underway! The excitement continues and I am just blown away by my student’s enthusiasm for this project. This week we focused on feelings for the week. The first lesson we did this week was … Continue reading

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#thehappinessproject is underway!

This past week was a fabulous week! After lots of preplanning and brainstorming, we finally had the opportunity to launch #thehappiness project in our classroom. There is a TON of energy around this project! It already has been so fun … Continue reading

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