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When the time finally rolls round to assemble this final LEARN blog post of the year, most educators we encounter tend to be dazed, confused – often struggling to understand what the heck just happened …

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The Design Process: The backbone of school Makerspaces

September 18, 2018 – 2:23 pm | Comments Off on The Design Process: The backbone of school Makerspaces800 views

 
 
 

The word on the street these days is Design. It comes up in terms like ‘design thinking’ and ‘design process’. Educators are increasingly being urged to use design in their professional practice and to teach …

STEAMing up Learning: Robotics heats up at Laval Senior

February 13, 2018 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off on STEAMing up Learning: Robotics heats up at Laval Senior640 views
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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 …

The Genius of Genius Hour

May 3, 2016 – 12:43 pm | One Comment | 1,854 views

My daughter recently had the opportunity to participate in a Genius Hour project at her school and then a board-wide sharing session, where principals and vice-principals met students from around the OCDSB to hear about …