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February 14, 2020 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on The Kids Will Be Alright: Slam Poetry Meets English Language Arts422 views

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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A Time and a Place for Elsewhere: The Role of Context in the Social Science classroom

April 29, 2015 – 9:10 am | 4 Comments | 2,429 views

How do you help your students discover local and global contexts in History and Geography classes? Tell us by commenting below, or tweet to @learnquebec
In the Quebec education system the notion of the “elsewhere” society …

Geolocalize it: The global context of everything

March 26, 2014 – 9:25 am | Comments Off on Geolocalize it: The global context of everything4,114 views

The idea for this blog post came to me after I presented a short webinar on the mapping and drawing application Cartograf last week (Archive available here).   Previously I had published a post about …

iPadding… upstream! How do you manage it?

November 19, 2013 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off on iPadding… upstream! How do you manage it?3,087 views

Ambitious, or is this boat just overloaded?  Recently I dared to venture away from my consultant’s desk and enter the classroom again, to help a teacher, my good friend Mr. Matt Russell, with an ambitious …

3 a.m. blogging, and why social sciences (/school) should be social, and public!

May 8, 2013 – 7:49 pm | 5 Comments | 3,542 views

First I will partially explain the title, as NOT being because my new baby boy woke me up earlier at 2 a.m.  It’s about what kept ringing in my head afterwards, and the fact that …

Cartograf: Taking time for power mapping

January 24, 2013 – 2:12 pm | 3 Comments | 3,988 views

When your day is long, and you are intellectually spread thin, nothing refreshes like a quick afternoon map.  I don’t know about you, but even when I can’t focus on anything else, maps are easy …