Category Archives: Language Arts

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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Let’s Talk Books: Book Suggestions for your Secondary Students

  Date: December 8, 2014   Time: 8:00 – 9:00 pm EST   Description: A Panel of people passionate about books will share some of their favourites for use with secondary students. These may be ideas for classroom use or just recommendations … Continue reading

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Book Talk

Date: December 9, 2013 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 pm EDT Description: Shannon Babcock, Melanie Stonebanks and Susan van Gelder will share their love of books with you. They will bring recommendations for students at a variety of levels as well … Continue reading

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Making Media Manageable

Date: November 26, 2013 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 pm EDT Description: Making media with students is an exciting opportunity to explore a variety of literacies and modes of communication. But the idea of producing media texts with students can also … Continue reading

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Playing with Poetry

Date: June 10, 2013 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 pm EDT Description: In this interactive and hands-on hour, teachers will come away with numerous methods to bring playful poetry into their English Language Arts curriculum. Geared for the elementary classroom, this … Continue reading

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Visual Journals with the Journal Fodder Junkies

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Time: 8 to 9 p.m. Description: The Journal Fodder Junkies will discuss their new book, Journal Fodder 365: Daily Doses of Inspiration for the Art Addict and guide participants through a hands-on mixed media demonstration. Activities will utilize … Continue reading

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Blogging in the Literacy Classroom

Date: October 15th, 2012 Time: 8 to 9 p.m. Description: Writers get better at writing by…writing! A class blog is the perfect way to get students to write, and write often, for a real audience. This webinar will explore the … Continue reading

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Conversation With Tami Brewster: Movie Trailers

  Movie Trailers Tami Brewster teaches a Cycle 3 class at Hampstead School for the EMSB. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, an honour she received for her innovative use of technology with her students. As part of learning about social … Continue reading

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Conversations with Dorothy Taker – Online Projects

 Projects by Jen   Dorothy Taker teaches at Grosse Ile School on the Magdalen Islands. She has her students participate in a number of online projects hosted by Projects by Jen. These are a good entry into online projects, a … Continue reading

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Conversation With Catherine Barnard: Blogging

Blogging Catherine Barnard was inspired to try blogging with her elementary cycle 2 class at North Hatley School in the Eastern Townships School Board after reading blogs from classrooms around the world. She is starting her fifth year at the … Continue reading

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