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Nous ne cessons pas de jouer parce que nous sommes vieux; nous devenons vieux parce que nous cessons de jouer. George Bernard Shaw
Après avoir assisté à un atelier donné par Geneviève Ducharme et Emilie Laquerre …

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SOS LEARN: The Tutors’ Perspective

April 17, 2012 – 10:47 am | 5 Comments | 3,933 views

 
SOS LEARN is a free online tutoring and homework help service that has operated through LEARN for the last five years.  The strength of SOS LEARN comes from its tutors, Quebec classroom teachers by day …

Listen Up!

April 10, 2012 – 11:10 am | 4 Comments | 2,542 views

by Michael Canuel

I have a confession to make.  I know that many of you will certainly think less of me once you have finished this article, but I feel the time has come to share …

Memories From the Field: Looking back on a teacher’s experience

April 3, 2012 – 11:27 am | One Comment | 2,204 views

by Melanie Stonebanks

Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient continuing, hopeful inquiry (we) pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other. – Paulo Freire

In the fall of 1992 a …

Curation – surviving info-glut

March 27, 2012 – 10:23 am | 3 Comments | 4,917 views

There has been a lot written lately about curation in education, specifically digital curation. Here is a definition from Wikipedia
Digital curation is generally referred to the process of establishing and developing long term repositories of …

Oh, the Super Humanity!

March 20, 2012 – 9:20 am | 2 Comments | 1,672 views

Where does the tool end and the human begin?
As I and my fellow online teachers continue to try out new tools and strategies to engage our students, I am noticing a certain ironic, and exciting, …

Reflective practice as professional development

March 13, 2012 – 9:44 am | 4 Comments | 2,973 views

A few weeks ago, I had lunch with a group of educators, among them a pair of Cycle One teachers from the francophone sector. We got to talking about a series of learning and evaluation …

History, reality…. and parties

March 7, 2012 – 9:38 am | 3 Comments | 6,312 views

There is an underlying subtext that subversively sneaks in and out of my grade 10 history course this year.  It’s called reality.  Sometimes we call it the present day, sometimes it is just called news. …

Connecting the Virtual Dots: An interview with Dr. Terry Anderson

February 28, 2012 – 11:11 am | 3 Comments | 3,792 views
Connecting the Virtual Dots: An interview with Dr. Terry Anderson

I have an admission to make. (Wait for it.) I am a proud alumna of Canada’s Open University, Athabasca U. Back in early 2001, on maternity leave from a high school in Western Quebec, I started …

Learning to Blog – Blogging to Learn

February 21, 2012 – 10:58 am | 2 Comments | 2,981 views

A number of teachers have been blogging, sharing their best practices and examining their teaching. I know I have learned from many and continue to do so. Students, too have been blogging, some on their …

A Critical Conversation About Literacy Part III: A Place to Start in Today’s Classroom

February 14, 2012 – 10:26 am | 10 Comments | 11,640 views

by Melanie Stonebanks

You don’t have to have all the answers. You only need to know the questions to ask.

As has been discussed in the previous two postings on this topic, critical literacy is a way …