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Practicum: The Lounge Podcast: Episode 016 0

Posted on October 07, 2014 by Natasha

On today’s show, Andrew and Natasha meet again with our newest contributor, Allison, to record another episode of The Lounge Podcast.  We have been asked to speak about the time in our preservice year — and specifically what it means to be in the practicum portion of the B.Ed year.

We would like to thank Matt Honsberger for the topic suggestion.  If you have any questions that you would like answered – comment below, send us an email (info@therookieteacher.ca), @reply on Twitter @RookieTeacherCA, or join us over on Facebook.

Watch the episode live, thanks to YouTube & Google On-Air Hangouts or search for the audio podcast on the iTunes Podcast directory.

Quick Tip for Tomorrow

  • Andrew: talking about descriptive language -like when making gingerbread cookies!
  • Natasha: velcro dots!
  • Allison: using Pop songs in Music class — simplify & go

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Dollarama Finds [#1] – The Ice Cube Tray 1

Posted on October 26, 2011 by Natasha

In my pre-service year, I quickly found that I was spending money out of my own pocket on a variety of different initiatives for my classrooms.  I was able to save a lot of money (and time) by shopping at ONE store….DOLLARAMA!  They have a wide selection of toys, stickers, games, pens, pencils, erasers, paper, crafts, seasonal selections, electronics, household items and more.

Here’s just one example of what you can buy for less than Two Bucks [< $2.00] at your local Dollarama store:

We would love to hear what you’ve found, used, and integrated into your classroom with purchases from the Dollarama.  Please share in the comments section below, or send us a tweet @RookieTeacherCA.

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