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    ePortfolios in Your Classroom: Results & Analysis

    Results & Analysis of the ePortfolio experience of Educators around the world. The ePortfolios in Your Classroom survey contains current information about the actual application and integration of ePortfolios in our Schools. Thank you all for y
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    Categories & Tags Glossary

    "Words Are Important was my favourite lesson in Primary School. I loved learning about words and their meanings. Vocabulary is a beautiful word in itself and gives people the power to express themselves." Digging Out of a Digital Hole's Category W
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    ePortfolios in Your Classroom - Comprehensive Survey

    Please join my Digital Portfolio Task Force It’s time to kickoff the Digital Portfolio Task Force. Between now and the end of April, 2ag and a team of educators will completely change the way Grade Two students engage with their ePortfolios. All i
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    My ePortfolio Learning Journey: Part 2

    Here is a 'Down and Dirty' Summary of my work towards my Eportfolio goals/Final Project since my last post: Liaised with staff, Upper Primary Ed Tech Coach and PYP coordinator to revamp Portfolio Essential Agreements: ISZL Portfolio Agreements
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    Cranking Up the Machine

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lStKGU3NNaA[/youtube] It’s time to kickoff the Digital Portfolio Task Force. Over the next five weeks 2ag and a team of educators will completely change the way Grade Two students engage with their ePortf
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    One Week In.

    Last spring my school decided we were going to begin transitioning our elementary school to iPads. While many schools went with iPads initially, we were using Windows 8 tablets and mini laptops. But we decided that our students, especially our younge
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    Projects, Problems and Challenges

    Activities within a classroom are designed to give learners the best opportunity to acquire  knowledge and apply understanding. In the same vein that we teach that mathematical strategies are comparable to a technician’s tool belt, to be used at a
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    Triumverate of EdTech

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU4pyiB-kq0[/youtube] When examining the use of devices to support learning in the classroom, it is helpful to divide the context into three major categories. Hardware, software and whether it is effective
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    Poets Who Didn't Know It: Laying the Foundation for Digital Poetry

    [caption id="attachment_422" align="alignleft" width="309"] Image by Greg Jardin[/caption] Where Did the Time Go? Students have completed the bulk of the poetry unit leading up to the final Digital Poetry assignment.  They have learned how to:
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    Old dog, new tricks

    You can teach an old dog new tricks, or in this case - an old teacher can be taught new technology! [caption id="attachment_260" align="aligncenter" width="300"] flickr photo by derekGavey https://flickr.com/photos/derekgavey/4190468784 shared u
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    The end of this journey begins the next one.

    As I wrap up my final few weeks on this COETAIL journey, I am really thinking about how I want this final project to be AMAZING! I am planning on taking a topic that I honestly am very bored with and making it way better! [caption id="attachmen
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    PBL and how things have(n't) changed

    “The first thing you have to do is to give up the idea of curriculum.”  - Dr. Seymour Papert My heart did a little flip when I read this statement in Seymor Papert’s Project Based Learning, an article 15 years old and yet many of the idea
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    Too Many Apps for that!

    There are currently over 80,000 Educational Apps on the iTunes store. 80,000+ AMAZING, INTIMIDATING, DIFFERENT, SIMILAR, DAUNTING APPS to choose from and more are coming every day! Part of me wants to run out, explore and go for it. The other pa
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    Lift Off

    [caption id="attachment_649" align="aligncenter" width="218"] CC J.Bevans 2016 Created with Typorama[/caption] Lift off. I have made a decision, finally. For my Course 5 Final Project I am going to be working on Travelling Tales. It is (I hope...
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    Ch Ch Changes

    A little over a year after my first ever blog post and a lot has changed. I was a lurker a year ago.  Personally   I was happy to consume content  - I used Twitter as way for checking football gossip ( I still do this...but not as much