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Learning Together at Waterdown

Arrival time was 8:30 am and our time together involved two hours of initial set-up, orientation, connecting to personal learning and discussing a plan for how to implement the tool as a communication strategy in the school community.  So, what is the tool?  It’s Twitter, a micro-blogging tool.   It was time well spent with @mvisca, @jasonrizza and @ddalexand with lots of […]

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Constructivist PD with Livescribe

It’s almost here and this is very exciting!  On June 2, 2011 in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, a learning fair entitled, Live Learning with Livescribe will take place.  The learning fair structure  and design is based on an open learning style. Participants will construct their own learning by choice in focused areas of inquiry by interacting with […]

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What technology best supports the learning?

Way back in October 2010,  I began talking with my team about finding a way to track how we support the learning in HWDSB from a system, school, classroom and individual staff member standpoint.  How do we do this effectively so that we can begin to analyse patterns and trends from a pedagogical and technological […]

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Just like the kids!

It was exciting today to offer a group of colleagues a technology tool for exploration, experimentation and most importantly experiential learning for professional growth and a focused purpose.  In my observation, adults can be just like the kids!   Hand them a piece of technology and watch them play, ask questions and begin to learn. […]

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