184 Days of Learning

Sharing the learning of Parkland School Division

184 Days of Learning

Entries Tagged as 'Memorial Composite High School'

Day 132: Tyanna, Student (MCHS)

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment · High School

As I’ve experienced Cosmetology through high school, I have learned many on trend techniques from dying and cutting hair to all kinds of different styling techniques but at the end of the day, nobody but my classmates and select teachers got to see all my hard work. Until this year, when we were introduced to […]

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Day 123: Simon Ropert and Tomas Lindbeck, Teachers (MCHS)

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment · Parkland Staff

Flipped Classroom, Game Based Learning, and Flexible Assessment With a focus on student based learning we collaborated to revamp some of our classes.  Our primary foci have been on creating a flipped classroom (through video lessons), game based learning, and flexible assessment at a high school level (implementing ideas in Physics 20, Physics 30, Science […]

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Day 18: Shauna Boyce, Principal (MCHS)

September 26, 2013 · No Comments · Parkland Staff

Earlier this week, Memorial Composite High hosted our first student assembly of the year, “Ignite the Fire”. And it was good – really good! Current and former students were showcased as dancers, performers, and singers, and of course there was a guest speaker with an empowering and entertaining message. There was a wow-factor to each […]

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Day 8: Hayley, Student (MCHS)

September 12, 2013 · 1 Comment · High School

I love being a student at Memorial because the teachers that work here focus on student learning and involvement. In the last week and a half, I have heard a lot about the new Student Directed learning initiative, I am so excited to have an opportunity to be involved in this program. Student Directed Learning […]

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Day 140: Analee McAllister, Teacher (Memorial Composite High School)

April 24, 2013 · No Comments · Parkland Staff

The Whole Enchilada, Please…….Inclusion, Engagement, Learning, Fun and So Much More! Achieving an inclusive school culture or philosophy is one of the challenges facing many educational communities today. For my colleague, Teresa Monsebroten and me, this inclusion occurred so naturally on our Spring Break Trip to Europe that we wanted to share the success of […]

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Day 50: Bailey, Student (MCHS)

November 16, 2012 · 3 Comments · High School

Four Social Studies 10-1 classes at Memorial Composite High School took part in Project of Heart, which was a first for Parkland School Division. The group included three teachers and 120 students. There was a full week of research, discussion and education leading into the project of heart and it culminated with two wonderful guest […]

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Day 46: Skylar, Student (MCHS)

November 8, 2012 · 4 Comments · High School

Helping Each Other I do believe that there is a lesson to be learned with every mistake, but it is your choice if you learn from it or not. Yes, I have been through hardships, I do understand how hard it is to move on from the past. I want everyone who reads this to […]

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Day 44: Marsie F., Learning Coach (MCHS)

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment · High School, Parkland Staff

Never Stop . . . .Learning! It is so exciting to not know everything.  I have spent almost my whole life in school.  18 years as a student and 17 years as a teacher.  And I still don’t know it all.   I am truly enjoying my role as a Learning Coach at MCHS.  Everyday, […]

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Day 24: Brian Swann, Teacher (MCHS Outreach)

October 10, 2012 · 2 Comments · Parkland Staff

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Tulane Public Relations Many misconceptions abound regarding the students who choose to take some or all of their high school through an Outreach program; but one thing I’m certain of entering my seventh year here (and 45th in teaching) is that the vast majority of people […]

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Day 162: Von S., Teacher (Memorial Composite High)

May 29, 2012 · 1 Comment · Parkland Staff

“Life is change. That is how it differs from the rocks.” from the Chrysalids by John Wyndham This was a line that took center-stage in class one morning. We used it to discuss discrimination and how a closed mind serves little purpose in the world. Little did I know that later that afternoon, I would […]

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