Monthly Archives: April 2011

Notes from the Teacher

Each day my son’s teacher sends parents an email about what was done in class and what is coming up. We always know what is going on and we fell connected to our child’s learning. This worlde image (created at … Continue reading

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Apps for Engaging Reluctant Readers

On April 13th, 2011, Barbara Welsford facilitated an Elimunate Webinar on Assistive Technology, Apps In Action for Reluctant Readers. The link below will take you to the slides of her presentation. Apps for Reluctant Readers

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Introductions and Discussions

Over the last year much has been made of smartphones and other electronic devices in classrooms.  British Columbia principal Cale Birk recently wrote a thoughtful (and thought provoking) blog about how his school, South Kamloops Secondary School, navigated the introduction … Continue reading

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Twitter, Wikipedia, MISA, & Cloud Computing

In the last few days I have come across a few interesting blogs and resources that are worth taking a look at on our quest for Critical Thinking in our classrooms.  Each of these resources came to my attention through connections … Continue reading

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I Want to be a Plagiarist!

Today on CBC Radio’s The Sunday Edition, Michael Enright presented an interesting segment called “University Cheating” which looked at some of the issues that lead students to plagiarism. University Cheating – Woody Allen once admitted that he cheated on his metaphysics … Continue reading

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