Author Archives: mrsobach

About mrsobach

Educator in rural Manitoba, Canada. Working with students and fellow educators to improve teaching and learning!

Support Your Wellness with A Good Book: Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 4/5 stars This fictional story of a young girl abandoned by her family in the marsh of North Carolina will capture your interest.   What begins as a sad story of an abusive … Continue reading

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Compliment Cards: Spread Kindness!

This year, let’s take it beyond Valentine’s day cards!   I think we can spread love and kindness any day and what better way to show kindness than by giving a compliment?   Supporting our students in treating others kindly is an … Continue reading

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Setting Intentions for 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, I’ve been spending some time reflecting on my year and looking ahead to 2020.   Something I started doing a few years ago was setting intentions each new year.   I’m not really interested in making … Continue reading

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5 Favourite Coding Tools

This week is Computer Science Education Week so we wanted to share with you some of our favourite coding tools.   We hope you’ll sign up for Hour of Code and try out an hour of programming activities with your students! … Continue reading

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Creating in the Classroom

We recently announced our topic for the 2020 KG Education Winter Learning Retreat:  Creating in the Classroom.   This is a topic we’ve shared before and we’re so excited to be redesigning this session for our learning retreat format! We believe … Continue reading

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Math Everywhere Learning Retreat 2019

Our first-ever KG Education Learning Retreat is in the books!  We are so grateful to the 10 local educators who trusted us with leading a day of professional learning for them.   It was incredibly exciting to see our vision for … Continue reading

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GRA19: Discussion Questions for Stella Diaz has Something to Say

Global Read Aloud is one of my favourite learning activities!  I love seeing students explore rich literature and connect with other students to share their perspectives. I pre-read the book and I’ve created weekly discussion questions or prompts for Stella … Continue reading

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