I’m reading

Canadian Educators

  • Midnight in Brooklyn
    by Matthew R. Morris on July 3, 2018 at 5:21 pm

    I can’t really wrap my head around the fact that I have been teaching for seven years. It isn’t long but it is still more ... Read More The post Midnight in Brooklyn appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • Kids Can Smell Fear
    by Matthew R. Morris on June 1, 2018 at 11:45 am

    Do you remember what it was like to be a kid? I mean, besides the nostalgic memories of gallivanting on bicycles around your neighborhood with ... Read More The post Kids Can Smell Fear appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • Social Media and the Classroom: No longer a question of “if”.
    by Matthew R. Morris on May 23, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    We teach our children basic computation skills in mathematics because we know they will need to know how to add, multiply, and think logically about ... Read More The post Social Media and the Classroom: No longer a question of “if”. […]

  • We miss the old Kanye
    by Matthew R. Morris on May 9, 2018 at 5:33 pm

    Over the last week I listened to more than a few of my students casually mumble one of Kanye’s newest tracks while working on their ... Read More The post We miss the old Kanye appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

  • Why Geniuses Suck At School
    by Matthew R. Morris on April 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Part 2: Why geniuses suck at school In my part 1 of why geniuses suck at school, I wrote about a student who, by fifth ... Read More The post Why Geniuses Suck At School appeared first on Matthew R. Morris. […]

I have been teaching and consulting - from primary school through adult education - since 1996. Currently an education consultant with la Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles in Montreal, Quebec, I believe that sharing our stories is the key to getting better together.