Thursday, 30 March 2017

DIFFERENTIATION

LEARNING FOR ALL

A Guide to Effective Assessment and Instruction For ALL STUDENTS

Kgdn to Grade 12 ...and beyond!!!

Check out how to diversify program in this outstanding resource guide

Differentiate by manipulating the CONTENT, PROCESS AND PRODUCT ...and More

See Page 19



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Click here for this resource:  Learning for All

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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

14 THINGS THAT ARE OBSOLETE IN 21st CENTURY SCHOOLS!

These are a thought provoking blog posts by Ingvi Hrannar Omarsson 

Check out the links below to see what things he suggests it's time to change. 
Well worth checking out!!!

21st Century Change in Schools 
1. Computer Labs
2. Isolated Classrooms
3. Schools with no Wifi
4. Banning Phones and Tablets
5. Tech director with administrator access
6. Teachers that don't share what they do
7. Schools that don't have Facebook and Twitter
8. Unhealthy cafeteria food
9. Starting school at 8am for teenagers
10. Traditional Libraries
11. All students getting the same courses
12. One size fits all professional development workshops
13. Standardized tests to measure the quality of Education

Plus....he added another article.....

 10 MORE THINGS TO CHANGE IN OBSOLETE SCHOOLS

1. Divided spaces and multiple entrances
2. Hallways
3. Big Bathrooms and shared showers
4. The teacher is the only one with a white board
5. Empty school yards
6. Isolated subjects for 40 to 80 minutes
7. Restricting Learning to the classroom
8. Books, Paper and a lot of photocopying
9. Parent Teacher Interviews for 30 minutes per year
10. Schools that teach to the test are obsolete.

Click here for first 14 changes >> 21st Century Schools 

Click her for the second article of changes >>  More Obsolete Things to Change

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Friday, 10 March 2017

Attributes of the 21st Century Teacher

Check out this informative graphic that covers the desired skills and attitudes of educators today.

Include this as a start to your next lecture or staff meeting!!

Put it on your school web page or in a newsletter!

Great school council topic!

This graphic is a great conversation energizer!!!


Click here:  >>>  21st Century Attributes 

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Monday, 27 February 2017

3D Printers

9 Amazing Ways Teachers Can Use 3D Printing 

to Teach Math and Science

There are many learning tasks that can be given to challenge and engage students that include
3D printers.

Check out these ideas posted by "We Are Teachers".

Click here for the article > 3D Printing

Also posted to the technology tab of this blog.

Sunday, 19 February 2017

THE LEARNING EXCHANGE RESOURCE BANK

This is an amazing collection of videos, articles and more.
  
It is alphabetized so that information can be quickly located.

Check it out !

Click here:  Learning Exchange Resource Bank 

Posted to the Webcasts and PD Tab 
EduGAINS VIDEOS and RESOURCES

This is an  incredibly rich site that covers everything you want to know about education 
in Ontario today.

It is updated constantly with the latest videos, resources and curriculum documents.

This an Incredible resource for any teacher to learn how to do what they need to do in the classroom and shows you how to do it!  

Enjoy!!!

Click Here for:  EduGAINS HOME PAGE.

 Posted to Webcasts and PD Tab
MYSTERY SKYPE

Watch this video and learn how to use Skype between classrooms in different ways.

Mystery Skype motivates students to try and learn about students and different parts of the world.
Students formulate questions to unlock their mystery classroom.

Watch this video to find out all about this strategy.

Click here for: Mystery Skype

Also posted to the Technology Tab