Tag Archives: LwICT

Happy Fifth Blogging Birthday

My “Life-Long-Learners” blog started as a New Year’s resolution on January 1st, 2010. My first blog post was entitled “Life-Long-Learners and the ‘3Rs’”. In it, I shared my thoughts about the “3R’s” … not the traditional “Readin, ‘Riting, and ‘Rithmetic” … Continue reading

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Teacher Feature #34 – Holiday Thoughts

Today, K-12 students are on their winter break in Manitoba. Tomorrow, many of our students’ families will celebrate Christmas. As a result, a good number of our youngsters will return to school, in the new year, having received gifts which … Continue reading

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Educating With Technology: Changes for the Better

After 60 years in the classroom as a student, teacher, and K-12 Educational Technology Consultant, I have seen many changes. I maintain that the changes, particularly as they relate to the infusion of technology into K-12 classrooms, have improved the … Continue reading

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Tagxedo: A Time-Saving Teacher’s Tool

Teachers are always looking for resources that can aid them in the teaching process or engage students in their own leaning. Some may be familiar with a free web-based tool called Wordle which can be used to create generate “word … Continue reading

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ManACE “Seed Grant” Available for Schools

The Manitoba Association for Computing Educators (ManACE) has always supported teachers and innovation. In keeping with this vision, this organization is providing “Seed Grants” which will fund up to two initiatives of $1200 in each of the three grade classifications … Continue reading

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Blurred Images: Take the Challenge

In celebration of Media Literacy Week (November 1 – 5, 2010) Manitoba Education, Manitoba Teachers’ Society (MTS) and Manitoba Association of Computing Educators (ManACE) are inviting Manitoba teachers and students to spend a little time over the next few months … Continue reading

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Privacy, Pedagogy and Pizza

Recently, at least three print media commentaries were cautioning readers to be aware of how Facebook was “redefining privacy”. In the May 31, 2010 issue of Time Magazine, Dan Fletcher wrote an article entitled “Facebook – Friends Without Borders” where … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling – A Flexible Rubric-Template

It’s a fact. Digital storytelling engages students. It matters little if one chooses to use freeware applications which are tied to a computer’s operating system such as iMovie (Macintosh) or Photo Story 3 (Windows) or a web 2.0 application such … Continue reading

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Life-Long-Learners and the ‘3Rs’

Most educators are quite familiar with the “3R’s”. However rather than focus on the traditional “Readin’, ‘Riting, and ‘Rithmetic” in this, my first, blog entry, I thought it might be more appropriate to consider the “3Rs” as being “Resolution, Retired, … Continue reading

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