Category Archives: Web 2.0

Google Classroom and the School-Home Connection

Google Classroom is where communication can become contribution. Educators have a responsibility to provide a safe, happy, and empowering learning environment for the students in our care.  We can implement high yield strategies, and engage our students in Inquiry Learning, … Continue reading

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How Technology Has Affected Traditional Teaching

This post originally appeared on A Platform for Good – a project of the Family Online Safety Institute designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share, and do good online. While much is different in the field of Education, many … Continue reading

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Creating Student Accounts with Gmail.

If you have not yet checked out learn.googleapps.com, now is the time.  This post comes with lots of thanks to the Gmail Tips and Tricks section of the Google Apps Documentation and Support Page! This is a simple solution to … Continue reading

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A few great ios apps.

Super short post to share a list of my favourite ios apps for Teaching and Learning.  As you will see from the list, I prefer apps that let us create and share our thinking, rather than apps that focus on … Continue reading

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Evernote in the Classroom

As more and more teachers embrace the powers of Student-Driven Inquiry, Triangulated Evidence, and Assessment for Learning practices as outlined in the Growing Success document, a new need has surfaced.  Actually, it isn’t really a new need, but rather a … Continue reading

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Twitter in the Class

  After taking part in a recent PLP webinar, it became clear that while many educators are comfortable with using Twitter to form their Personal Learning Network (PLN) and engage in learning, many were still wondering how best to use … Continue reading

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Teachers – maybe we need to back off a bit!

This may be about 6 years old but it should be required watching if you stand in front of students, K-PSE (post-secondary education).  I’ve seen the video several times and always take away something new. With his ground-breaking social experiments, … Continue reading

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