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Local & Global Interactions

Within our Grade Two classroom the focus has been “communication systems enable local and global interactions”. As part of the student inquiries they investigated the postal system, how mail travels and by extension the mechanisms which work together to deliver messages across the world. A strong language focus included letter writing and the conventions surrounding…

Responsible Use Agreement perfectly suited to Primary & Middle School Students

The Responsible Use of Technology (RUA)

E&A Publishing House bring you the 3 Keys to the Responsible Use of Technology!   Infographic for a Responsible Use Agreement (RUA) Co-Authors: Eric Richards from the excellent blog E=ed2 & Andrew Grover of Digging Out of a Digital Hole Target audience: Grade 5 Students Wider use: Upper Primary & Middle School Students CoETaIL Course 2…

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Universal Borderless Patrol

Wouldn’t that be an interesting occupation? Flipping the concept of independent nations on its head; the Universal Borderless Patrol would have the fortuity to interact with all nations, races and peoples that inhabit our planet. The role would extend beyond our planet, through our Solar System and out into the expanse of the Universe. The…

Cairichnium leonardii dinosaur track (Dakota Sandstone; Lower Cretaceous; eastern side of Dinosaur Ridge,  west of Denver, north-central Colorado, USA)
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Fossilized in the Digital Domain

Footprints can be a tricky thing. Most of the world that we live it can prove difficult for us to leave a mark behind. I work in a classroom which has polished wooden floors and a school with tiled hallways. I walk to and from my campus on manicured pathways and at the end of…