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    Into the Great Wide Open

    It is not a question of “will education as we know it change because of technology?” The answer of course is “absolutely, it already has! The indicators are everywhere, the fact that CoETaIL even exists is a testament to how rapidly education i
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    Zenification of a Presentation

    In September of this year I was invited to present at the AppsEvents European Summit regarding Google Sites. In fact, I had two presentations: The Basics of Google Sites which I presented with my colleague Jags Myanger and Advanced Google Sites w
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    Remix of an Athletics Site

    To demonstrate my understanding of the principles of Presentation Zen and how they apply to content I have created; I have chosen the rebuild of my Middle School Girls Soccer website. I am the Head Coach of this team and use this site as the prim
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    Resurfacing after a Dive in the Deep

    Resurfacing. End of school, start of school with a glorious summer bridging the gap. Time off to think a little more holistically. A bird's eye view. Oh thank goodness. Just like so many projects that I start, even with the best of intentions and
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    Empowering Connections

    [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/128544605[/vimeo] As a mathematics teacher, I find it very interesting that the critical piece in the development of any unit I plan is my choice of title. From The Changing Face of Mathematics, to With Both Magnitude and
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    Course 2 Final Project - Digital Citizenship Through A Mathematical Lens

    [caption id="attachment_275" align="alignleft" width="380"] Mathematical Walk in CPH - Ellipses Staircase by Olga Caprotti CC via flickr[/caption] Digital Citizenship has been front and centre in my thinking throughout Course 2 so I was very happy
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    The Responsible Use of Technology (RUA)

    E&A Publishing House bring you the 3 Keys to the Responsible Use of Technology! [caption id="attachment_224" align="aligncenter" width="595"] E&A's Responsible Use Agreement is perfectly suited to Primary & Middle School Students[/captio
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    Course 2 Final RUP Project

    For this particular project, I choose Option One and continue to use an ongoing review our Middle School Responsible Use Policy with any assistance I could muster. I started editing the Responsible Use Policy with our school’s Technology Director f
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    Down the rabbit hole...

    Hmmm … ok … procrastination and interest—I Google myself and see what pops up. 5 mins…10 mins…15 mins later… I have progressed from self-interest to now stepping all over people’s personal moments in [caption id="" align="align
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    Mathematical Remixes

    [caption id="attachment_255" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pure Mathematics Formulae Blackboard https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pure-mathematics-formul%C3%A6-blackboard.jpg[/caption] As I reflect on creativity, copyright, plagiarism and o
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    Who cares if we cite our sources??

    Dear bright-eyed high school student, [caption id="attachment_208" align="alignright" width="170"] (Wikimedia Commons)[/caption] I get this question a lot and I understand your frustration. When I sat in your desk, in a time before EasyBib,
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    Making the Invisible Visible

    [caption id="attachment_236" align="aligncenter" width="475"] Dancing With Invisible Light by Audrey Penven CC via flickr[/caption] Of all the articles I have read this past month, one of the ones that struck me the most was Digitally Speaking / Pos
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    Blazing Embers

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="454"] Embers of Coal wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Embers_01.JPG[/caption] This past week in my Grade 10 Extended Math class our tech integrator came into my classroom to get students started with the creation of
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    Fossilized in the Digital Domain

    [caption id="attachment_156" align="aligncenter" width="443"] Cairichnium leonardii dinosaur track (Dakota Sandstone; Lower Cretaceous; eastern side of Dinosaur Ridge, west of Denver, north-central Colorado, USA) James St. John via Compfight cc[/capt
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    Would you want your grandmother to see this?

    Should we have a digital footprint as international educators? Thinking about this question over the last few days, my answer went from Probably, to Most Definitely, to It Could be Considered a Best Practice. I came up with three main reasons:
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    Course 1 Final Project - From A Different Angle . . .

    The unit I chose for my final project is “From A Different Angle.”  I created it for my grade 10 Extended Math class two years ago and I am teaching the unit for the second time this year. The unit has changed substantially since the first t
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    Going Global

    [caption id="attachment_137" align="alignleft" width="280"] Earth-in-hands-globe http://myzestrategies.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/earth-in-hands-globe.jpg[/caption] I think it is fitting as I end Course 1 that I have been asked to reflect on g
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    Math Stories

      [caption id="attachment_108" align="alignleft" width="358"] http://drralph.pbworks.com/w/page/45036512/Group_F11Z[/caption] I had the pleasure of meeting Dan Meyer at a Math conference in Doha, Qatar about 5 years ago. While there I lear
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    Seeing is Believing - Hololens

    "Seeing is believing, but some of the most real things in the world are the things we can not see"  ~ Polar Express This past weekend my school hosted the 8th Annual UNIS Model United Nations Conference. It was an amazing event where students from
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    Cus·tom·ize or ˈkəstəˌmīz/

    [caption id="attachment_53" align="alignleft" width="401"] Meditations, musings and methods of how to personalize your blog.[/caption] I think the title of this post just about sums up where the construction of my blog stands, as I have absolutel
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    Integrating like it's 2005

    [caption id="attachment_87" align="alignright" width="199"] Old faithful. Credit: Wikimedia Commons[/caption] In 2005 I was in my second year teaching. My school had an internet connected computer at each teacher’s desk and we’d recently chang
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    That's So OP!

    Recently in my Higher Level Math class we started studying vectors. As we worked together to develop our understanding of the vector equation of a line in three-dimensional space, I found myself at one point summarizing for the students what we had
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    Confessions of a Constructivist

    It’s been a long time since anyone has asked me to reflect on “Learning Theory.” In fact, I might be showing my age, but I don’t even really remember studying learning theory while completing my education degree many years ago. Sure I remembe