Advice for our Grads

Advice for our Grads

  When I was a new mom the best piece of advice I ever got was, “the days are long but the years are short” and now, in June,  as my baby girl is finishing Kindergarten, I wonder where all the time has gone.   As educators, during this time of year,  we are...

2×10 with WellAhead

http://lisabaylis.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/WellAhead-2x10-short-.mp4     WellAhead is a philanthropic initiative of the J.W. McConnell family Foundation that aims to improve child and youth mental health by integrating wellbeing into school...

What is Positive Education?

  What is “Positive Education”? I like to tout myself as a ‘positive educator.’   But what does that mean, really?  Aren’t all educators positive and supportive.  Shouldn’t all educators encourage their students to learn in a positive and creative way?  Positive...
My Why…

My Why…

My Why   Two years ago BC teachers were getting ready to go on strike.  We were fighting together for better class composition, smaller class size and increased pay.   Teachers were unhappy, overwhelmed and underappreciated.  During this time, I went looking for what...

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