My original post can be found at The Trouble With Technology (and Teaching).
This semester, I’ve continued my practice around student enterprise in a Grade 12 Business classroom. I’ve tried to frame our classroom activity (the enduring understanding) around ‘Creating Value’ and ‘Making Exchange’.… More
The Canadian Education Association (CEA) is inviting Canadians (and others) to consider some vital questions around the need for innovation in education—a narrative that has come to be accepted in many circles.… More
This is a cross-post of a piece that I published on the Canadian Education Association site earlier this week. With all of the important talk about mental health and our young people, should we be looking at ways that schools might be contributing to a feeling of unease among our students?… More
Do you ever feel like you are out there on your own make it up as you go along? Feeling like your support system is a bit rocky? That your aspirations are bigger than your circumstances can handle?… More
With advancements in technology, literacy has started to move away from explaining the visual in words toward a stronger connection between the texts and the visual as well as the audio and spatial needs of the reader. … More
Personalized, student-centred learning is the centerpiece of the B.C. Ministry of Education’s new plan to enrich student learning through “individualization” aimed at providing high quality teaching and learning, more flexibility and choice, and fuller utilization of the power of technology. … More
The rise of education in Canada is highly connected with its societal changes, economic needs and political agendas of the time. In the 17th century, children were educated through apprenticeship training. … More
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