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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 November 2015

Living in a World of “Not-Yetness”

November 24, 2015 – 2:27 pm | One Comment | 1,857 views

Last week, Amy Collier and Jen Ross talked about the idea of “not-yetness” at the #OpenEd15 Conference in Vancouver, BC. They connected the idea of not-yetness in terms of the messy, risky and frustratingly hard …

Science Misconceptions – How Should Teachers Deal With Them?

November 20, 2015 – 1:09 pm | 2 Comments | 3,543 views

We’ve all heard or expressed the common teacher refrain or some variation of “I taught it to them so many times and in so many different ways and yet they still got it wrong on …

The Great Canadian Experiment that Worked: L’immersion française dans nos écoles

November 17, 2015 – 9:32 am | 2 Comments | 15,531 views

Collaboration spéciale de Marla Williams, Coordonnatrice CPF – Québec

Murielle Parkes, Olga Melikoff, Valerie Neale.
Although these names are unfamiliar to most Canadian households, these three anglophone mothers from Montreal’s South Shore profoundly influenced Canada’s educational system through …

The Students Have Spoken: Online Classes vs. Face to Face

November 6, 2015 – 9:22 am | Comments Off on The Students Have Spoken: Online Classes vs. Face to Face3,688 views

The student’s voice tends to be the voice not heard enough in the classrooms of the world. We at LEARN decided it might be time that students were given a platform to let their voices resound. What …

Flipped History: A new approach for a new curriculum

November 3, 2015 – 10:31 pm | 3 Comments | 4,305 views

As you know, I’m piloting the new History of Quebec and Canada curriculum. In my previous post, “History of Quebec and Canada – Planning for a new curriculum” I discussed unit planning, learning intentions and …