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Blogging Workshop

Yesterday I participated in Hamber’s Pro D day.  My contribution was a one hour workshop introducing teachers to blogging.  I worked off of this page which has my presentation, links to blogging sites & posts, and links to examples of … Continue reading

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Easy Reading for Physics Teachers

Sharing Learning Intentions – some Science & Physics unit plans from BC teachers: Doug Smith, VSB Jacob Martens, VSB New Physics blogger Pull Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps Making Of a Free Body Diagram Excellent Physics blogger (check out his … Continue reading

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So you’re thinking of blogging?

Below is the introduction to a fantastic post by Aaron Mueller for teachers considering using a blog: Blogging 101 So, have you ever thought about starting up a blog?  Wondered where to start?  What type of blog to use?  What … Continue reading

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Blogging Sandbox – Wed Feb 1

Teachers interested in having their technology questions answered are invited to come play in the Digitally Yours Sandbox. It is time and space for you to be supported as you work on your tech-based projects. All levels of expertise are … Continue reading

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Moodle Meetup – Dec 1

Via Bruno Vernier: The next Moodle Meetup for VSB teachers will be at Killarney on Thursday Dec 1 at 3:30pm in the library. There are two agendas for the meeting:  for newbies:  a quick introduction to moodle to get your … Continue reading

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Digitally Yours Sandbox Session – Wed Nov 16

Teachers interested in technology integration are invited to come play in the Digitally Yours Sandbox. It is time and space for you to be supported as you collaborate on your tech-based projects (school-based or inter-school). All levels of expertise are … Continue reading

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Blogging Workshop – October 26

Blogging Sandbox for VSB Teachers (free) For all teachers regardless of whether they are new to blogging, fledgling bloggers, or experienced bloggers.  There will be a short presentation on why a teacher would want to blog, blogging guidelines for teachers, … Continue reading

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New Teacher Invite

If you are a new teacher I recommend you check out the following two links: Twenty Tidbits for New Teachers at Edutopia New Teacher Chat on Twitter  (see item #14 & #15 from above link) Some other Twitter chats include: … Continue reading

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Buying Whiteboards in the Lower Mainland

Updated September 2014 Since starting to use whiteboards in my class room many colleagues in the VSB have tried to find the 4′ x 8′ sheets of shower board with no luck (neither Rona nor Home Depot seem to stock them any longer).  The … Continue reading

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Technology as Lever

In the February 2011 issue of Educational Leadership is a great article titled “Good Teaching Trumps Good Tools” by William M. Ferriter.  Obviously we want good teaching and good tools but Ferriter makes the point that “focusing on specific digital … Continue reading

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