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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 April 2014

An Inside Look at Using Twitter with Students: Our Third Twitter Chat

April 29, 2014 – 3:26 pm | 4 Comments | 3,915 views

 
This past week, the teachers, students, and principal of LearnQuebec’s online school had our third all-school twitter chat. Three is a magic number. Once you’ve done something three times, it starts to become a habit. …

All Fun and Games: Gamifying a Language Classroom

April 10, 2014 – 12:03 pm | Comments Off on All Fun and Games: Gamifying a Language Classroom5,232 views

In February, I attended a session at the LCEEQ conference given by Avi Spector on Gamification. I was skeptical, as gamification is getting a lot of press from corporate training and marketing folks, and we …

POP goes the Portfolio: Digital portfolio in the POP Classroom

April 3, 2014 – 1:00 pm | Comments Off on POP goes the Portfolio: Digital portfolio in the POP Classroom1,885 views

One of the main goals of schooling is to prepare students for a fulfilling life in the workplace, an often difficult task when you are functioning in a traditional course-based high-school model. Enter The Personal …