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Like a lot of people, I like to listen to podcasts. I have a dog that needs walking and I enjoy running to keep fit. As a result, I have a lot of time to …

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Article Archive for September 2011

Learner Motivation: A Wannabe Runner’s Musings

September 28, 2011 – 9:30 am | 8 Comments | 4,144 views
woman running

I started running again at the end of August. Now, for those of you who don’t know me well (or at all), this may not sound like a big deal. I mean, I’m not a …

Beginner’s Mind: A first-time online teacher’s experience, so far.

September 23, 2011 – 9:49 am | 2 Comments | 2,494 views

The year has just started, so realistically all I ever expected to report on were first impressions anyway, of what it means to teach online at the secondary level, of how this great adventure begins.  …

Technologie 101

September 20, 2011 – 8:00 am | One Comment | 2,006 views

Voici ma classe en 2011. Regardez attentivement ces 2 images et trouvez l’intrus.

Vous avez trouvé? Non, ce n’est pas le tableau vert. Encore moins les dictionnaires et les Bescherelles version papier. Regardez de plus près …

Terry Fox Run: interview with Debbie Laurie

September 13, 2011 – 9:16 am | 3 Comments | 2,541 views

I just read a blog post which talked about 21st century skills for teachers and students. One of the aspects mentioned was the importance of community involvement. I had the opportunity to interview Debbie Laurie, …

Back to School…online

September 6, 2011 – 8:30 am | 4 Comments | 2,591 views

Last week all across Quebec, students went back to school.  When we think of “back to school”, some of us (even teachers!) picture the advertisement where the happy parents sing, “It’s the most wonderful time …