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March 19, 2018 – 10:07 am | 2 Comments | 462 views

Alors qu’un jour, des collègues et moi, tous conseillers pédagogiques en intégration des TIC (technologies de l’information et de la communication), étions animés d’un grand enthousiasme lors d’une rencontre, j’ai lancé une question dont les …

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Avoir le courage d’être vulnérable

March 19, 2018 – 10:07 am | 2 Comments | 462 views

Alors qu’un jour, des collègues et moi, tous conseillers pédagogiques en intégration des TIC (technologies de l’information et de la communication), étions animés d’un grand enthousiasme lors d’une rencontre, j’ai lancé une question dont les …

Preparing Students for an Ever-Changing Workforce

October 25, 2017 – 10:46 am | Comments Off on Preparing Students for an Ever-Changing Workforce374 views

Our students are living in a period of rapid global, cultural and technological change, all of which impact not only their daily lives, but also their futures. In fact, students today live in a time during which simply being “good” at school …

She Said, He Said: On Makerspaces

April 28, 2016 – 12:20 pm | 2 Comments | 1,571 views

Last year, LEARN started exploring the idea of Makerspaces as a way to increase students’ engagement in school. The idea itself is not new. Originally incubated by hackers and computer tinkerers, Makerspaces have taken hold …

Film and your Students: Exploring NFB Campus

January 21, 2016 – 11:21 am | Comments Off on Film and your Students: Exploring NFB Campus1,222 views

Most would agree that there are two organizations that for several decades have helped to tell and shape Canada’s story: the CBC and the NFB. In a media landscape dominated by the U.S., it is increasingly important that …

The Students Have Spoken: Virtual Communities & Changing Learning Styles

January 12, 2016 – 12:01 pm | 2 Comments | 1,357 views

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Editor’s note: Happy New Year 2016!
In our second edition of The Students Have Spoken, LEARN turned once again to its online students to get their authentic voice on a few pertinent questions. This time, we asked two questions to …

Learning to Code is Learning to Learn

December 15, 2015 – 2:39 pm | Comments Off on Learning to Code is Learning to Learn2,319 views

Are we preventing students from accessing a basic education by denying them the opportunity to learn to code and program in school? Is “Learning to Code” as important as learning to read, write and understand …

Beyond the Textbook: Small steps to nurturing girls interest in STEM careers

December 9, 2015 – 10:55 am | Comments Off on Beyond the Textbook: Small steps to nurturing girls interest in STEM careers2,283 views

“Because it’s 2015.” This Justin Trudeau quote went viral when asked why his new cabinet is half women. And yet, women in STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), have been on a steady decline since …

Living in a World of “Not-Yetness”

November 24, 2015 – 2:27 pm | One Comment | 1,578 views

Last week, Amy Collier and Jen Ross talked about the idea of “not-yetness” at the #OpenEd15 Conference in Vancouver, BC. They connected the idea of not-yetness in terms of the messy, risky and frustratingly hard …

The Students Have Spoken: Online Classes vs. Face to Face

November 6, 2015 – 9:22 am | Comments Off on The Students Have Spoken: Online Classes vs. Face to Face1,594 views

The student’s voice tends to be the voice not heard enough in the classrooms of the world. We at LEARN decided it might be time that students were given a platform to let their voices resound. What …

Your RÉCIT: What is it and who is it?

October 27, 2015 – 1:44 pm | 5 Comments | 1,636 views

Over the years I have had the privilege of working with the various local RÉCIT consultants and have always been impressed by their depth of knowledge and commitment.
For a bit of historical background, the RÉCIT …