Yearly Archives: 2012

21st Century Learning Vs. Learning with Technology

The teacher stands at the front of the room, students focused on the SmartBoard screen beside her. Using a special digital pen she highlights areas of a digitally projected satellite image to show various coastal landforms – bays, peninsulas, isthmuses

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Keeping the Connection

(response to “What Happens When our Connection is Severed?”) I felt a bit like a treasure seeker with a metal detector, only what I was seeking was a wireless signal on my iPad in our neighboring elementary school. Just one

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School Liason Officers – Building Fitness and Positive Connections

A dozen students gather on one wall of the large gym. Some talk, some look about quietly, some pace. Filling half of the gym is a set of cones, mats and obstacles. They are here for the final test of

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Pedagogy 2.0

Image from the IDEO “Design Thinking Toolkit for Educators“. Sometimes we look all over the world for innovation, only to find it in our own backyard. A learning project in Maple Ridge takes students into a new world where mobile

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Who is leading the change (response)?

This is a response to Ms. Hammond’s most recent post, entitled “Who is leading the change?”. Reading Ms. Hammond’s post raises an interesting issue. Even in our 21st century learning program (also written about here), some of our students, the

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