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February 13, 2018 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off on STEAMing up Learning: Robotics heats up at Laval Senior229 views

This is a guest post by SWLSB Science and Technology consultant Samuel Altarac.
How many times do we hear that math and science are boring and not creative? After witnessing the energy and imagination present at …

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The connection between learning and passion

February 4, 2015 – 10:51 am | 5 Comments | 2,446 views

Post by Tracy Rosen, Education Consultant,  RECIT Provinicial Service for General Adult Education
A while back I began to prepare for a workshop on Blogging with Passion and I soon realized that I was not going to …

3 a.m. blogging, and why social sciences (/school) should be social, and public!

May 8, 2013 – 7:49 pm | 5 Comments | 2,889 views

First I will partially explain the title, as NOT being because my new baby boy woke me up earlier at 2 a.m.  It’s about what kept ringing in my head afterwards, and the fact that …

Teacher Profiles: An Interview With Catherine Barnard

January 7, 2013 – 11:39 am | 7 Comments | 2,394 views

Happy New Year from the LEARN bloggers! At this time of renewal and rethinking old habits, here’s hoping this Teacher Profile of Catherine Barnard  inspires you to “upgrade” an area of your literacy teaching practice! …

Continuing the Conversation: The Art of Commenting on Blogs

November 7, 2012 – 12:03 pm | 2 Comments | 2,175 views

I have been blogging for more than 5 years. I started because I felt, as a teacher, if I was going to ask students to write, I had to write myself. I was starting to …

Striking my Fancy: Blogging for Literacy

October 10, 2012 – 3:16 pm | Comments Off on Striking my Fancy: Blogging for Literacy2,844 views

Earlier this year, Susan van Gelder started the conversation about blogging with her post here. She then inspired me to tell a story.
A good friend of mine, we’ll call her Clarisse, has a son in …

Learning to Blog – Blogging to Learn

February 21, 2012 – 10:58 am | 2 Comments | 2,865 views

A number of teachers have been blogging, sharing their best practices and examining their teaching. I know I have learned from many and continue to do so. Students, too have been blogging, some on their …