Jessica’s Coetail Blog

My musings about tech in the classroom.

COETAIL Final Project = The End?

I can't believe my COETAIL journey has come to an end. Looking back on the past year and a half I have grown so much as an educator. So now that my journey is officially over does that mean the growing stops? Heck no! Participating in COETAIL has taught me how to...

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Making Connections = The Best PD

About a year and a half ago if you would have told me that I could be a better teacher by expanding my PLN, I would have laughed it off and made fun of you for being one of 'those people'. In fact, I took some time to look back on my very first blog post in regards to...

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Woah, We’re Halfway There!

When I noticed that we were halfway through our Sharing The Planet unit I couldn’t help but channel my inner Bon Jovi and belt it out as most people do when they think of that song… via GIPHY Although I have not been livin' on a prayer, I have been livin' on some...

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Let’s Get This Project Started!

So I can't believe that course 5 has already begun and my time in Coetail is coming to a close. I also can't believe how fast this school year is going! This week was my first week back in my classroom after Chinese New Year break. Although it is a bit off topic here...

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To screen, or not to screen? That is the question.

In today’s technology rich age there are so many questions and opinions around screen usage for children, as well as questions around how much is too much. In my classroom I have developed some strategies and protocols to help manage device usage and to keep students...

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