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Pay It Forward & The Power of a PLN

All educators need to belong to a Personal Learning Network (or PLN). I am so much richer because I am able to connect, either in person or online, with like-minded colleagues who so willingly share and/or provide constructive feedback. The … Continue reading

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What would you do in your last three hours?

Each morning I am confronted with a task that causes me to look at things in a new way. I can either visit “The Daily Create” entry on DS106 web site or I can check my incoming Twitter feed to … Continue reading

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Blog Balance and “Bridge of the River Kwai”

Background and Balance As I write today’s analysis of certain scenes in a favourite movie, I am worrying about “blog balance”. This is a condition that I continue to wrestle with as I progress on my learning journey with 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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Egyptian Hieroglyphics Add Interest

Teachers are always looking for ideas to stimulate student engagement. If you, or a colleague are studying ancient Egypt as part of the Grade 3 or Grade 8 Social Studies curricula, I have a sure-fire resource that will motivate your … Continue reading

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DS106 – My new learning adventure!

Today, I embark on a new learning adventure. I have signed up for the free, 15 week online course known as Digital Storytelling 106 or more affectionately referred to as “DS106”. Up until two weeks ago, “DS106”, for me, was … Continue reading

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An ‘animated’ Sir Ken Robinson visits us

Sir Ken Robinson is a creativity expert who challenges the educational system. My first exposure to this very witty individual, with his profound message, was in the February, 2006 TED Talk video entitled “Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity” at: … Continue reading

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Viral Video Victory for LwICT

I admire a well-crafted digital story. I admire one even more, when the message can be used to instruct or motivate K-12 students. Imagine my delight to recently view a YouTube video entitled, “Digital Citizenship – Who Will You Be?” … Continue reading

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