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Kevin Kumashiro – Chapter 1 – Response

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I like the teacher as researcher model and believe that we should be using this format for our professional development.  Too often teachers are mandated to go to conferences and get nothing out of the conference.  There are many reason why professionals do not get what they want from conferences. …

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My Top Ten "Tears of Laughter" Resources for Destressing

The Canucks lost. There is rioting in Vancouver.  My report cards are barely started. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. For various reasons professionally and personally, everything seems to be coming to a head at once.  I am in need of some good old-fashioned humor to get those endorphins going and remind me of what is most important: Sometimes you just have to laugh.…

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Instructions

Watch all the videos and then, as a group, rank them from 1 to 5. 1 is the video that your group thinks is the best and most helpful for helping someone learn more about fractions. You should enter your rankings, and the reasons for your decision into the comment box.…

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Advancing Learning Conference – Bridging the Gaps

What a wealth of fabulous learning conversations and sharing at the Advancing Learning Conference in Rainy Sarnia. I wanted to get a few of my notes/thoughts organized while they are still fresh and in context 🙂 They are mostly point form…

The event that had the biggest impact for me was Micheal Wesch and his keynote address.

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Delivering Content Through Critical Thinking

Today I had the opportunity to attend an online session titled, “Embedding Critical Thinking In Online Courses”, by Roland Case, Ph.D.

This session resonated with me mostly because the presenter did a marvelous job of  using the very method he was teaching us about.…

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View from the panel…

Tonight’s Social Media: Impacts on Learning and Teaching panel discussion was very interesting….

I’ve never sat on a panel before and was a bit nervous. There were four of us; me, a faculty member, student, and administrator (from the registrars office).…

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My chances of winning all the chocolate ARE?

Life’s been a bit tougher the past 12+ months which is why there’s been less of Sue around than previously.

And off course, during the same period I’ve also been a bit accident prone so some of my friends, who have been there when I’ve needed them, have decided it’s time for a smile and laugh.…

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How do you “plan” a grassroots movement??

Just came out of a Professional Development Planning meeting (okay so that was last week 🙂 – our job was to take some linear charts and put together a cohesive professional development plan that could be taken to our senior leadership in the near future.…

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syndicating 5358 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs