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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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Explaining Explain Everything

September 18, 2014 – 12:08 pm | Comments Off on Explaining Explain Everything3,135 views

A serendipitous partnership between American educator and two Polish software developers led to the development of one of the most popular and useful educational apps for the iPad, Explain Everything. This week’s blog post focuses on the partnership, how it developed and what resulted.

Just Do It? Reflections on Perfection Paralysis

January 23, 2014 – 12:58 pm | Comments Off on Just Do It? Reflections on Perfection Paralysis4,365 views

Irene’s work with her students is so inspiring. But when asked to share it with others, she declines, saying that it’s not really that great.
Dan is excited about making a movie with his students, but …

Brand New Tool, Same Old School?

December 18, 2013 – 12:31 pm | Comments Off on Brand New Tool, Same Old School?3,056 views

This is a guest post by Marc-André Lalande, a consultant with the RÉCIT Provincial Service in General Adult Education. It was originally published as part of the online newsletter Online PD Monthly.
Can you remember this? …

iPadding… upstream! How do you manage it?

November 19, 2013 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off on iPadding… upstream! How do you manage it?2,696 views

Ambitious, or is this boat just overloaded?  Recently I dared to venture away from my consultant’s desk and enter the classroom again, to help a teacher, my good friend Mr. Matt Russell, with an ambitious …

iPad en classe de FLS : mission possible !

November 11, 2013 – 12:12 pm | Comments Off on iPad en classe de FLS : mission possible !3,771 views

Cette année, j’ai décidé d’intégrer les iPad dans mon cours de FLS. Dans cet article, je veux vous faire part de ma démarche, de mes questionnements, de ma planification de leçons, du travail des élèves …

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

May 8, 2013 – 7:49 pm | 5 Comments | 3,044 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 …

In the Eye of the Beholder: iPads, Smartboards and Visual Impairment

April 10, 2013 – 2:54 pm | One Comment | 6,400 views

I recently had a request from a resource teacher in a remote school.  She has a young student who has vision problems and great difficulty seeing what is on the Smartboard from anywhere in the …

“MacGyvering” Low Cost Alternatives to Assistive Technologies

February 28, 2013 – 3:51 pm | Comments Off on “MacGyvering” Low Cost Alternatives to Assistive Technologies6,628 views

“Necessity is the mother of invention” may be a highly overused phrase, but that is probably because in practice it is often true. When presented with challenges and obstacles, we often come up with surprising …

How are you Reading?

January 10, 2012 – 9:03 am | 2 Comments | 3,189 views

I bought an iPad in May and it has definitely changed my reading habits. While I am an avid reader and my house is filled with books, I have started to read books on my …

Interaction or Interactivity? How we use IWBs and electronic tablets

October 4, 2011 – 9:06 am | 2 Comments | 1,902 views

L’original de ce texte à été publié en français le lundi, 3 octobre, 2011.
This is the English version. 
The current adoption of IWBs (Interactive White Boards)by educators, coupled with the growing popularity of tablet computers in schools …