Category Archives: Ed tech

Learning About #EDM (Electronic Dance Music) With @JLucas

I’ve been learning a lot about #EDM thanks to a student who is interested in developing his skills for the future.  This is all new territory for me, but thank goodness for the help of Jay Lucas, our school board’s … Continue reading

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Lego Literacy

This morning, I read “LEGO Handwriting Mats — Read, Build, and Write“.  The idea of using Lego to encourage kids to improve their handwriting skills is so helpful!  I gathered some supplies together and asked my son to try the … Continue reading

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#BIT14, Day 2 & 3

By far, the most touching aspect of #bit14: when we see how students benefit from the changes we make as teachers. — Colleen Rose (@ColleenKR) November 6, 2014 Bring IT Together was phenomenal.  Almost overwhelming. My friends (colleagues) and I … Continue reading

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#BIT14, Day 1

What would you wish for in a conference? Spectacular scenery?  Great venue?  Great friends?  An opportunity to learn? #BIT14 is the place to be. I was so fortunate to have the chance to present with Derrick Schellenberg & Maureen Asselin … Continue reading

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A New Beginning?

My son and I discovered a seed inside a nectarine over a week ago.  A special seed.  For some reason, it had started to sprout, so we decided to see what would happen if we encouraged it to grow a … Continue reading

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Using Google Forms to Encourage Collaboration

#NipRockArt students helped to design their art history project today by responding to this tweet: Gr. 11 #NipRockArt students, please fill out this form before class today: Success Criteria for Art History https://t.co/zmubDU170C — Colleen Rose (@ColleenKR) February 28, 2014 … Continue reading

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Blogging Question for my #edtech PLN

I love blogging.  It’s an excellent way to share your thoughts with others, to collaborate, to learn, to create… etc., etc. My question is this:  is there a platform that makes it easier for high school students to blog? Let … Continue reading

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