Yesterday at our staff meeting we talked about the goals and vision for Foothills Composite High School/Alberta High School of Fine Arts. We will engage learners through: Student voice & choice Ownership of learning Reflecting on their role as a learner Involving them in the assessment process (beginning to end) It is apparent in this… Continue reading How will your students grow this year?
Hi Folks! Kurtis Hewson, professor at the University of Lethbridge, will be giving a keynote for Livingstone Range School Division Summer Institute on asynchronous learning (August 13 – 15, 2013). I made my very first webcast titled, “My Technology Plan“, for Kurtis to show at this conference to give those attending an idea of what… Continue reading My PSIII Technology Plan
First off I would like to thank Jen Deyenberg for taking the time to provide such great insight on the topic of Communication and the Internet. Jen discussed her own personal blog and how it served as an introduction to her students (Deyenberg, 2013). She made a great point in that our students will Google… Continue reading Technology: A Communication Tool in the 21st Century Classroom
How we communicate with anyone is extremely important. The way we communicate with students, parents, administrators and colleagues directly impacts the learning that occurs in our classroom. This module on communication demonstrated various ways to use the Internet to interact with students, parents and administrators. I think back to my PSII experience in a large… Continue reading The Art of Communication
I am sitting on my couch, feeling high on energy, happy and exhausted… all at the same time, what an eclectic mix. I had the pleasure of attending SWATCA the past two days. This being my first teacher’s convention ever… I had no idea what to expect! I can say with confidence that I had a… Continue reading SWATCA: My First Teacher Convention Experience
You bet it does! We have entered a techno-savy time and as educators we too must embrace the ways technology can enhance the learning in our classroom. That being said, like any other teaching tool, it has it’s place and will only be an effective tool to promote learning if it is used in an… Continue reading Blogging: Does it have it’s place in Education?