Category Archives: technology

What Are We Thinking?

When Melissa Purtee published her post, “Choice in Student Reflection” yesterday, a lightbulb appeared above my head.  I also wondered why I hadn’t blogged about this idea earlier.  That’s the great thing about working with people I admire; their work pushes … Continue reading

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#LearningIsLike… ?

What is it like to learn?  Do you remember?  Has it been a while, or are you in the midst of learning?  How can you describe it?     My students and I are beginning to explore this topic, as … Continue reading

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#BIT15

. It’s hard to believe that I’m home after such a great experience at #BIT15 — it seems a little like the calm of Boxing Day (when you stay at home), after Christmas. There were some highlights at this year’s conference … Continue reading

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Playing With Green Screen (…finally!)

You know that moment when something drastic needs to happen in order to make you get up off your butt & do what you need to do?  Example:  inviting someone over for a visit, which will bring on a cleaning … Continue reading

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What If I’m Not The Best Teacher For You?

This question caught the attention of my students today: “What if I’m not the best teacher for you?” — Colleen Rose (@ColleenKR) September 21, 2015   I am an art teacher, but every now and then, depending on our school … Continue reading

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Learning About E-Learning

I always rolled my eyes at the jokes about commitment on sit-coms.  When the topic of marriage popped up, you would see the deer-in-the-headlights look, sweating, and panicked avoidance (this seemed to happen to men on shows that thrive on stereotypes). … 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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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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