Author Archives: Susan van Gelder

About Susan van Gelder

Susan has over 20 years experience in the classroom at the elementary level, first as a homeroom teacher and later as an ICT teacher. She has presented sessions and workshops at a number of conferences, both in Canada and the U.S. Her work with LEARN is directed towards providing materials for teachers and consultants to help with powerful ways of using technology to improve communication and learning. She wrote her first blog post in 2005.

Cyberconférence pédagogique – La rétroaction enregistrée

Cyberconférence pédagogique     La rétroaction enregistrée OU Comment individualiser le soutien à l’apprentissage des élèves en production écrite sans se fatiguer ! Date : jeudi le 26 mai à 15h30 (HAE) Description :Nous cherchons tous une façon moins pénible et plus … Continue reading

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Web Event: Code to Learn

 Date: Thursday April 21, 2016 Time: 3:30 pm EDT Description:  Learning to code has become an increasingly popular activiy for children. This is a good trend. We feel, however, that one of the most powerful reasons for learning to code … Continue reading

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Web Event Gamification: it is not all fun and games

 Date: Tuesday March 22, 2016 Time: 3:30 pm EST Description:  Learn what gamification is and how it is so much more than just badges, experience points, and avatars. In this webinar, we’ll provide an introduction to gamification and cover several … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Learning: How Anxiety Manifests in the Classroom

   Date: January 25, 2016 Time: 3:30 pm EST Description:  This webcast will be designed specifically for teachers to help them understand the different pathways anxiety can manifest in students and the effects this can have on their learning. Specifically, strategies … Continue reading

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Understanding Brain Functioning and How it Applies in the Classroom

 Date: November 24, 2015 Time: 3:30 pm EST Description:  Presented by ALDI and LEARN This workshop will review three key aspects of learning. First, we will identify which brain networks are involved in learning. In part, we will review brain … Continue reading

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Cyberconférence pédagogique : À l’écoute de la culture

Cyberconférence pédagogique LEARN avec AQEFLS Date : mercredi le 14 octobre , de 20 h à 21 h (HAE) Description :Explorer l’histoire de sa communauté et de sa ville : quelle expérience enrichissante !  À l’aide du site BaladoWeb, développé par … Continue reading

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Web Event: Schema Based Instruction – Teaching Children with Different Learning Needs to Successfully Solve Word Problems

 Date: September 21, 2015 Time: 3:30 pm EDT   Description:  Presented by ALDI and LEARN Schema Based Instruction is an instructional strategy that uses visual representations to teach children the underlying mathematical structure of a word problem. SBI helps children … Continue reading

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Writing Reflectively in Math and Science … really? Whatever for?

 Date: April 22, 2015 Time: 8:00 pm EDT   Description:  Kerry, Audrey and Peggy will present their experiences with their students’ reflective writing, in both math and science classes. The benefits of reflective writing for elementary and secondary levels will … Continue reading

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Évaluer mes élèves à partir du iPad, pour de vrai ?

Cyberconférence pédagogique Date :  Le lundi 23 mars 2015, de 20 h à 21 h (HAE) Description : Cette cyberconférence vise à encourager les participants à utiliser de la technologie en salle de classe. Les participants apprendront des nouvelles façons … Continue reading

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Exploring the Holocaust With Your Students

 Date: March 18, 2015 Time: 8:00 pm EST   Description:  It is 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz and for some this is ancient history. The Holocaust remains a defining event of the 20th Century. Exploring the Holocaust can … Continue reading

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