The past two weeks I’ve been in Winnipeg working on my final two courses in my Adult Education Certificate. (This is something I started when I was working at Red River–but didn’t have time to complete the last two courses. I hate having something ‘unfinished’ so it was time to return to Winnipeg to finish the courses as well as visit friends I hadn’t seen since I left Winnipeg 5 years ago!)
When I was making these plans earlier this spring I didn’t realize what I was doing…. finishing up work, then 2 days later flying out to WInnipeg to be a student for 2 weeks! Eek…timing sometimes is crazy, but I did it… and now can JUMP for joy.. because school’s out for the summer and I’m on holidays officially!
The last two courses were really fun… I met a lot of really neat people…with various experience teaching and a wide range of areas that they teach!
WE got time to ‘play’…. I put together this fun 3D puzzle…with the help of a colleague. (Did I tell you how much I LOVE puzzles?)
…during our mini-teaching sessions we got to do so many fun things! Like these really awesome mini-cheesecake bites.
I learned how to tie a windsor knot… which you never know when that might come in handy!
One of the brainstorming ideas we talked about the napkin academy… and was given ‘permission’ to doodle in class!!! Also brainstormed words and ideas of what good educators should have… and then wrote them on our hands!
…it’s always fun to have culinary arts instructors in your class on a mini-teach day!!! These little puppy cupcakes were definitely NOT pinterest fails.. and the icing was oh so freak’n great!
I presented on the new skill I learned, and shared some of the bread I had baked. (See more of this story in my blog about making Artisan Bread).
One of the fun demos we had was having an airbag deployed in the parking lot! It was pretty loud…and I must admit I jumped.
Here’s my morning class of classmates from the past two weeks… Wish you all the best as you continue on your adventures in teaching and learning!