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The word on the street these days is Design. It comes up in terms like ‘design thinking’ and ‘design process’. Educators are increasingly being urged to use design in their professional practice and to teach …

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Dianne is principal for LEARN's online classes and SOS LEARN.

Teacher Appreciation – Making the Difference

February 9, 2016 – 2:13 pm | 7 Comments | 3,119 views

It’s Teacher Appreciation Time! Depending on your school or school board, Quebec celebrates Teacher and School Staff Appreciation 2016 either the week of February 1 or February 8. After reading all of the amazing shout-outs …

Onward and Upward: Fostering a growth mindset

September 8, 2015 – 2:04 pm | Comments Off on Onward and Upward: Fostering a growth mindset1,416 views

Welcome back, learners!
I am honoured, for the fifth year in a row, to write the official back-to-school post on the LEARN blog.  How do I always come up with something fresh(ish) and new(ish) to write …

Teacher Appreciation – Woot! Woot!

February 12, 2015 – 1:42 pm | 3 Comments | 3,221 views

Wow!
We have come to the last post of our three day series highlighting amazing shout-outs for outstanding teachers in Quebec’s English schools.  It’s incredibly humbling to read about the contributions these educators have made to the lives …

Teacher Appreciation – Mille Mercis !

February 11, 2015 – 3:00 pm | Comments Off on Teacher Appreciation – Mille Mercis !2,570 views

We didn’t receive one thousand thank yous, but we did get a lot.  We continue with part two of our three part series, with more amazing messages of appreciation for educators across our province.  (Read part one here.)
Miss …

Teacher Appreciation – A Sweet Celebration

February 10, 2015 – 1:01 pm | Comments Off on Teacher Appreciation – A Sweet Celebration4,151 views

It’s the season for Teacher and School Staff Appreciation!
To celebrate and say thank you, this week on the LEARN blog we are thrilled to highlight not just one, but many amazing educators in our Quebec …

Connecting to Happiness

September 4, 2014 – 8:02 pm | One Comment | 2,272 views

It’s the first week of school, which means that it’s time for my fourth annual back-to-school blog post!  This is the perfect time for me to write about school because, for me, back-to-school is the …

GrEau: From School Project to Business Opportunity

June 3, 2014 – 12:28 pm | 3 Comments | 2,445 views
The GrEau Team: Teacher Chris Wong, Josh Boland, Benjamin Collier, Brandon Leon

 
One of LEARN’s online students, Benjamin Collier, shares his experience with a school project developed this year by a group of students at Mecatina School in the du Littoral School Board.  We are so proud …

Above and Beyond: Teacher Appreciation Week

February 5, 2014 – 2:37 pm | Comments Off on Above and Beyond: Teacher Appreciation Week1,950 views

It’s that time of the year – time for my third annual blog post for Teacher Appreciation Week(s)!  (Depending on your school board, you may be celebrating this week, or next, or both 🙂  )  I …

Happy Happier New Year!

September 10, 2013 – 12:07 pm | Comments Off on Happy Happier New Year!1,179 views

(Disclaimer: Some of you may find my use of exclamation marks in this post to be a bit excessive. My apologies, but I wanted to infuse this blog post with Woo hoo!)
Welcome back! My post …

Thank you!

February 5, 2013 – 2:16 pm | 5 Comments | 51,777 views

When I speak with LEARN’s teachers about what is different for them about teaching online compared to their face-to-face experience with students in schools, one of the things that comes up frequently is the gratitude …