With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
You to have a great opportunity to start fresh...congrats on the new building. I have taught zillions of professional development sessions for teachers and I can definitely tell you what won't work...showing the teachers a list of…"
We are just about to move into our brand new school building where we have a load of new hardware technology but still some of the old software. I'd really like staff to start to make use of all the wonderful tools available online rather than rely on their traditional dated stuff. This is not only a real opportunity for us to start to bring some of the staff out of the dark ages but more importantly start to engage with our students. I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on say their top…See More
A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them.I'm hoping to simplify this process for educators and am open to any feedback (organization, specific sites, beta vs ready, etc etc.)See More
I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More