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June 5, 2018 – 9:03 pm | One Comment | 468 views

This year, I had the opportunity to work directly and almost daily with the online teaching team at LEARN. My job: to facilitate and guide (heaven help them!) the design, development and delivery of our …

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Learning to Code is Learning to Learn

December 15, 2015 – 2:39 pm | Comments Off on Learning to Code is Learning to Learn2,389 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 …

Onward and Upward: Fostering a growth mindset

September 8, 2015 – 2:04 pm | Comments Off on Onward and Upward: Fostering a growth mindset1,398 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 | 3,162 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 …

Curiosity in the (Science) Classroom

January 19, 2015 – 4:48 pm | 2 Comments | 2,593 views

How do you foster true curiosity in your students? Tell us below or by tweeting @learnquebec.
In a recent professional development session, our team of online teachers were learning about and discussing inquiry-based learning. One of …

Imagining a more meaningful and contributive future for education

December 5, 2012 – 9:15 am | 2 Comments | 2,179 views

Last year I wrote a blog entry about my online History course, and about my efforts to bring “reality” into my classroom.  I described trying to make my course relevant to 16 year olds, went …

New look, new ideas

November 22, 2011 – 9:11 am | Comments Off on New look, new ideas2,624 views
New look, new ideas

by Michael Canuel

The LEARN logo.  The start to the 2011-12 school year was heralded by a new logo for LEARN.  The new look is fresh, simple, yet wonderfully expressive and meaningful.  The tree of knowledge with …