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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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“MacGyvering” Low Cost Alternatives to Assistive Technologies

February 28, 2013 – 3:51 pm | Comments Off on “MacGyvering” Low Cost Alternatives to Assistive Technologies7,018 views

“Necessity is the mother of invention” may be a highly overused phrase, but that is probably because in practice it is often true. When presented with challenges and obstacles, we often come up with surprising …

Videoconferencing: Pitfalls, Pedagogy and Possibilities

February 20, 2013 – 3:42 pm | 5 Comments | 4,075 views

I have a love/hate relationship with videoconferencing (VC). Ok, hate might be a tad strong. Love/irritation? Love/frustration? You see, living in a rural community here in Quebec, I get to use VC a lot. Granted, …

Happy Valentine’s Day from a Life Long Learner

February 13, 2013 – 10:04 am | Comments Off on Happy Valentine’s Day from a Life Long Learner1,385 views

I have spent the past twenty years of my life entrenched in the Elementary school system here in Quebec. My roles and responsibilities may have shifted and evolved over the course of time but my …

Thank you!

February 5, 2013 – 2:16 pm | 5 Comments | 52,223 views

When I speak with LEARN’s teachers about what is different for them about teaching online compared to their face-to-face experience with students in schools, one of the things that comes up frequently is the gratitude …