Category Archives: Education

Have You Participated in a TLLP Project? Please Share Your Experience(s) with Technology!

Next month, Leanne Oliver and I will be leading a session for new TLLP groups. We are going to provide a variety of technology options for these new groups, such as Google Tools, Flipgrid, TeachOntario, Twitter, Telligami, etc., but we … Continue reading

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Listening

Yesterday, I listened. Doug Peterson recently spoke with Stephen Hurley on VoicEd Radio and together they discussed one of Doug’s blog posts which highlights some of the work by educators in Ontario.  I paused when I listened to these gentlemen … Continue reading

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Self-Reg: a Summary in #Sketchnotes

Earlier this month, TeachOntario provided a Professional Learning Series session with Stuart Shanker, author of Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life, and founder of the MEHRIT Centre.  My current research into the … Continue reading

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The Learning Environment: Time for a Change?

Today was my last day of work.  As I prepared to leave my room for a lovely summer break, I took a few pictures for a couple of reasons:  1) I wanted to capture the image of my super-shiny, clean … Continue reading

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The #LearningLine Challenge

A few weeks ago, I invited people to participate in a new project.  My post was called “Draw a Line for Me“, but my very clever friend Rodd Lucier thought of a better way to share the project:  a hashtag. … Continue reading

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#TLLP2016

I am sitting on a plane, on my way back to Thunder Bay from Toronto, after #TLLP2016.  Three days devoted to learning more about our project, clarifying our thinking and working toward our goals.  I am so thankful that Lindsay … Continue reading

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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  ~ dictionary.com  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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Let’s Welcome @Dorion8765 to Twitter

I figured out how to put video on Twitter. Here is some art from our class. #sgdsblearns pic.twitter.com/eGsdZAubH0 — 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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