Author Archives: John Malloy

Reflections about Education

In the world of education, reflection is an important and yet sometimes overlooked action.  Educators are busy people and because of the hectic pace of our lives, we may find ourselves planning and acting without taking the important step to … Continue reading

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Exciting celebration of “Transforming Learning Everywhere”

Last week we had the opportunity to celebrate the work in which we have been engaged in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board to “Transform Learning Everywhere”.  Students, staff and families came to our new HWDSB Education Centre to share their learning, to … Continue reading

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Homework: From the Student Perspective

The Grade 7 class at Dundas Central wrote to me about why they do not enjoy doing homework. They offered a few suggestions that could potentially change this reality. Continue reading

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My End of Year Message for HWDSB

Please see the message below to view my end of year message for students, staff, parents and community members across HWDSB. Have a great summer! Continue reading

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Education Week and Mental Health Week in HWDSB

We are celebrating Education Week and recognizing Mental Health Week in HWDSB. This week gives us the opportunity to reflect upon what is most important as we provide engaging learning opportunities for our students. There is so much to celebrate … Continue reading

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Transforming Learning in HWDSB

Our Board will be making a decision today (Monday, March 31) about how we will support changes to our learning environment in Hamilton-Wentworth. This vision speaks to creating learning opportunities in every classroom where students take ownership for their learning, … Continue reading

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An Exciting Collaborative Inquiry Project

Yesterday I invited 40 high school educators to think about how we might invite students to engage in inquiry based learning. I asked them to consider different ways of delivering credits. We discussed what it means to think in an … Continue reading

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