Category Archives: Ontario

SeLNO 2015

A few days ago, I had the chance to attend SeLNO, the Symposium for e-Learning in Northwestern Ontario.  What a great opportunity to listen to fabulous presentations and share our knowledge.  George Couros started things off with a keynote that emphasized the personal … Continue reading

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#Unite4Heritage

Have you heard of UNESCO? Do you know what UNESCO does? Most people will answer yes to the first question, but some might hesitate on the second question. In 1945, UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief … Continue reading

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Japan Art Mile

Japan Art Mile is a wonderful way to create and collaborate while fostering healthy relationships among students across international borders.  My students helped to create a beautiful mural; half of which was painted in Japan. When we received our package … Continue reading

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TVO on the Road: Thunder Bay

The Agenda is one of the most thought-provoking programs available to TV (and internet) audiences who are intrigued by compelling topics and lively discussions.  Proudly Canadian, The Agenda is produced by TVO, serving our Nations viewers with relevant material that … Continue reading

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A Model of Thinking

The Arts Curriculum for Ontario has provided educators with two models of thinking that are very helpful for teachers and students.  If we use these models as a foundation on which we build our understanding of course concepts, our learning can … Continue reading

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Yay, Report Cards.

Do you have any idea how good I am at procrastinating?  Absolutely fabulous.  Especially when it comes to calculating report card marks and writing comments.  My house will suddenly become spotless (even the ring around the tub will vanish), my … 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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