Overworked, Underpaid & At-Risk

Working during the summer in the service industry as a tasting room manager at a local winery prompted me to remind our visitors this year to be kind, proactive and understanding. The local paper covered my story (below), and the original article that I emailed to them is can be found below as well. As always, I hope you are all safe during these trying times; please reach out to share your stories as we plan our educational reopening this fall. Article: https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton/306991/Service-industry-manager-shares-COVID-19-experience Original article sent to several papers: Phase two and… Read More

Four Fall Reflections

What a crazy couple months it has been! It began mid-September when I was asked to give a talk about the new mathematics curriculum in BC through the college. From here, I attended researchED New York early in October, where I got to connect with some awesome educators and present about connecting interleaved practice with teaching with the amazing Yana Weinstein. After this, I gave a math workshop to some future BC education assistants. We talked about math anxiety, early numeracy, and cognitive science, all while working on interesting math problems together! Yesterday… Read More