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Getting a Teaching Job: The Interview Process

Started Jan 22, 2012 0 Replies

I am an education student from Manitoba, Canada and by next year I will be ready to start applying for teaching positions! I will admit that I do not know a lot about what actually goes on during the…Continue

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About Me

I am a new teacher who has recently graduated with my two-year Bachelor of Education (After Degree) with a focus on senior years education at a small university in Manitoba, Canada. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the spring of 2011 with a major in History and a double minor in both Geography and Geology.

I have recently accepted a position as a Grade 7-10 classroom teacher beginning in the fall of 2013 and will be teaching science, math, and art.

When I am not at school, my fiance and I are busily planning our upcoming wedding, working around the family farm or keeping up with our favourite football team: the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

My professional portfolio can be viewed at http://kirstenthompson.weebly.com

My About.Me page can be viewed at about.me/kirstenthompson

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At 5:57am on January 28, 2012, richard summerfield said…
Thanks for the welcome Miss L. Looking forward to finding my way round.
At 12:55am on January 19, 2012, Mike Nantais said…

Hi Kirsten - you are certainly getting online in a big way! Way to lead by example.

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"289 blog followers and 290 blog posts! Would love to get to 300 followers at the same time as blog posts!"
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"Resources To Start Off Your Week! :) Two great YouTube Channels and QR Codes in the Classroom http://ning.it/WgfDB8"
Feb 11, 2013
Miss L commented on Rae Theisen's group The Education Student PLN
"Welcome H. Brooke Melville! There are a lot of great educators networking through this site and I know you'll find a lot of support :) Are you on Twitter?"
Feb 6, 2013
Miss L commented on David Spencer's group AEE Circle: First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Resources
"Thanks David! I sent an email as you requested"
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Miss L commented on David Spencer's group AEE Circle: First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Resources
"Hi everyone! I connected with David Spencer via Twitter while looking for Aboriginal resources for a curriculum portfolio project. I am looking forward to learning more and sharing resources with everyone :)"
Nov 29, 2012
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AEE Circle: First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Resources

The AEE Circle (Aboriginal and Environmental Education Circle) is a professional learning community (PLC) and sharing network of 340 educators, teachers, supporters and Aboriginal elders and leaders who gather to share resources, curriculum and teaching strategies that will help Canadian teachers integrate current cultural, environmental and historical contributions of our First Nations, Inuit and Métis Canadians into school curriculum. This Educator's PLN group is for educators and support…See More
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"Learn more about project based learning http://ning.it/M1ol10"
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"I'm back to work as a Child Development Worker! http://ning.it/Ku8PKv"
May 26, 2012
Miss L replied to Patrick Jordan's discussion If you could choose only a few Ed Tech resources for a newbie, what would they be?
"Patrick, I am not a teacher yet as I am still completing my education degree (I am just a student teacher right now) but I love finding new tech resources to use in the classroom. I came across your post because I actually just did a blog post on…"
May 14, 2012
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"The BEST resources for finding ed resources! http://ning.it/L3LsL8"
May 14, 2012
 
 
 

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In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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