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October 10, 2018 – 3:06 pm | One Comment | 351 views

I grew up in Alberta and part of my story of becoming Québécois includes the year I spent on the Îles de la Madeleine working as a Language Monitor at the Polyvalente des Îles. In …

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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 Learn2,451 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 …

Engaging Girls in Technology: Anyone, anyone?

January 29, 2015 – 11:05 am | 2 Comments | 1,756 views

What can we do at our schools, in our communities and across the province to promote change and get girls more involved in technology? Feel free to start the conversation below or with a tweet …

A Teacher Learns to Code: a professional learning story

October 8, 2014 – 10:41 am | Comments Off on A Teacher Learns to Code: a professional learning story1,581 views

I’m an online teacher for LEARN, and I recently became a student in a classroom again, which hasn’t happened in a long time. In my development as a teacher, I tend to spend a lot …

To Code: Forward 2014

March 13, 2014 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on To Code: Forward 20142,992 views

I bought my first computer in 1983 – a Franklin Ace 1000. It had 64K of memory. It functioned with floppy 5 1/4″ disks. I started taking classes at McGill in the EdTech diploma programme. …