Monthly Archives: April 2016

Andragogy: a New World of Learning

I hadn’t heard the term andragogy until about three weeks ago, when I was listening to a podcast from #EdChat Radio while running on the treadmill.  In this episode, Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair discuss the usefulness of Professional Development with their … Continue reading


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Green Eggs & Ham: How #SGDSBTC has me thinking “Seuss-style”

Earlier this year, I applied to be a one of our school board’s Tech Champions, and I am so glad to be a part of this dynamic group. Kudos to Stacey Wallwin, who facilitates the learning activities, organizes our meetings … Continue reading

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School vs. Learning

Compliance: the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding  ~  the act or process of doing what you have been asked or ordered to do ~ merriam-webster the act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence ~ the free … Continue reading

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Permission to Play

While browsing through Twitter today, I stumbled upon a post shared by John Spencer… Great thoughts here. “#rawthought: And Our Tools Shape Us” by @amyburvall — John Spencer (@spencerideas) April 8, 2016 I would have continued to scroll, but … Continue reading

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Let’s Welcome @Dorion8765 to Twitter

I figured out how to put video on Twitter. Here is some art from our class. #sgdsblearns — Grade 5/6/7/8 Dorion (@Dorion8765) March 31, 2016 It was so great to see a new Twitter account yesterday, especially from my … Continue reading

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