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June 2016 Blog Posts (23)

Use of Technology by PLC

When I look at the use of educational technology, one of the issues that comes to mind is how a learning community can be strengthened in the use of technology to collaborate so as to positively affect professional development and then the outcome of learners. This issue is important because a well structured professional learning community is crucial to the success of all participants involved as this will determine whether it can effect a change in the beliefs and practices of the…

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Added by Elizabeth D. on June 4, 2016 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Why Change as an Educator?

One undeniable fact Polar bear on Ice about teaching is that teachers not only need to be masters of content within their subject area, but they must also be masters of education as a…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on June 4, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

It's June! Time for something new!

I like June, but not for the usual reasons. Yes, the school year is winding down, and the kids are getting "antsy," but I see it as an opportunity to think outside the box.

I can try all the things I wanted to during the year with a little less pressure on them to succeed.

Keeping them engaged is the main focus in these last few weeks, so the resource I try has to get their attention, and get it fast. We can have a little more fun, and celebrate all…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on June 2, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments

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With the cloud of the Corona Virus hanging over us and growing by the hour, it is difficult to see any silver lining. Health and safety are our greatest concerns. The stakes are high and the consequences may be fatal to too many. Anything I discuss here shouldIn the past, many discussions by several education leaders have sometimes suggested the idea of education reform…See More
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