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Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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Curation – surviving info-glut

March 27, 2012 – 10:23 am | 3 Comments | 5,368 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 | 2,016 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 | 3,298 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 | 6,705 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. …