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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 October 2013

Life as a Pre-service teacher, Part 1 “Experiential Learning: Teaching Beyond the Classroom Walls”

October 26, 2013 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off on Life as a Pre-service teacher, Part 1 “Experiential Learning: Teaching Beyond the Classroom Walls”1,871 views

I have had the pleasure of working with pre-service teachers since 2003.  My years at McGill and now Bishop’s University have been filled with countless hours of joy, discovery, debate, and of course learning.  Throughout …

Plugging into Parents: Using technology to build and sustain positive parent-school relationships

October 9, 2013 – 9:18 am | Comments Off on Plugging into Parents: Using technology to build and sustain positive parent-school relationships2,197 views

As the mother of three, I’ve had the experience of engaging with two different school boards, three schools, and a great number of support, teaching and administrative personnel over the past 10 years. Although I’m …

Visual Notetaking: Tapping into other modalities for learning

October 2, 2013 – 11:05 am | One Comment | 6,270 views

 
I’ve become intrigued by the idea of visual note-taking. I admit, I haven’t really tried it yet, but it’s something I want to explore. I’m no artist, but from what I have read and seen, …