Tag Archives: Skype

An Interview with Roy MacGregor

My grade 9 #NipRockArt students were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Roy MacGregor today via Skype.  The class is busy working on their culminating assignment as semester one draws to a close, and his research has helped … Continue reading

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A Thank-You Note to Skype

Dear Skype, You have created an amazing resource to help students and teachers connect with other people across the globe.  Whether I was hoping to connect classrooms to collaborate, or I wanted students to chat with a guest speaker, Skype … Continue reading

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A Visitor From New York!

Although I tried my best to ‘play it cool’ through the afternoon, I failed to keep my excitement from bubbling over. After experimenting with internet connections, bringing my laptop (and iPhone, which was used as a hotspot), and making a … Continue reading

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Ideas Needed…

Binders, although still used, are slowly becoming… not quite obsolete (we still use paper handouts!), but less useful.  I’ll explain. I began teaching in 1999.  I used the usual format of objectives, instructions, resources, and curriculum expectations to guide me … Continue reading

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