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English Curriculum In Service Day

English Curriculum In Service Day Location:  Churchill Secondary School March 4, 2016 TOPIC:  HOW CAN WE USE INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING TO ENGAGE LEARNERS? Hi colleagues, here are some of the resources I discussed during my workshops today.   Here’s my Keynote: … Continue reading

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CUEBC 2015 WORKSHOP SLIDES: TECHNOLOGY IN THE HUMANITIES CLASSROOM

TECHNOLOGY IN THE HUMANITIES CLASSROOM [pdf download of slides] NB: update! I can no longer recommend Kidblog as it is no longer free   QUICK LINKS BELOW WIKISPACES: Discussion Forums Google Calendar for Homework & Due Dates Vetted Resources for your … Continue reading

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FOUND POETRY…an exercise in creating original content with technology

So we’re studying William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and I wanted to celebrate Poetry Appreciation month.  In order to practise the techniques and refine students’ work, I had them practice by first working in groups.  Then we would all … Continue reading

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MIRRORING YOUR iPAD or iPHONE WITH THE REFLECTOR APP

The Reflector App from Ms K Linda, Learning Technologies Mentor for the VSB, tries out the Reflector App (10 minute trial mode).  The Reflector App is a good alternative to Apple TV.  It AirPlay mirrors (wirelessly) your iPad2 (or newer), … Continue reading

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“To This Day” Anti-Bullying Day Video by Shane Koyczan

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ENGAGING OUR LEARNERS WITH WIKIS AND BLOGS: Podcast

Engaging Our Learners with Blogs and Wikis from Ms K on Vimeo. Linda, Learning Technologies Mentor for the Vancouver School Board, discusses the power of wikis and blogs for engaging students and promoting lifelong learning

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Creating Claymation Stop Animation videos with iPads

Students in Ceramics 9-12 class used plasticine and wire to create claymation figures.  They made their own backdrops and photographed the figurines using Stop Animation techniques and Digital SLRs.  Then, they used the iMovie app on iPads to create video … Continue reading

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