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SAMR: A day with Dr. Puentedura

The last 2 weeks have been filled with amazing opportunities to spend quality time with passionate Ontario educators:  the WRDSB  CATC by the Water annual summer PD session, the  OSAPAC  summer planning session and a full day event focused on the  SAMR  technology integration model — talk about awesome!… More

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Technology Enabled Learning: Leadership, Change, Capacity Building

Last week I connected with WRDSB Principal James Bond to have a conversation about his learnings over the last year with the major tablet initiative in his school. We had a great discussion, and James agreed to me writing this blog post based on our conversation.… More

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Skinny Down Your Technology

The other day I was reviewing some draft system communications with @maryhingley and she commented that we should “skinny this down” to a cleaner more streamlined document.  While the comment regarding the document  we were reviewing was bang on,  it also made a connection for me to an earlier conversation that day about the constant evolution of technology tools.… More

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Two Years, One change

Question to ponder: Imagine one change in our education system that you feel would be both valuable and “do-able” in the next two years.

This is a great question to contemplate.… More

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Author: Mark W. Carbone

I am currently celebrating my 31st year in K12 education. During my career I have been in a variety of roles which include: secondary teacher, department head, ICT consultant and IT management.… More

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