Monthly Archives: October 2011

One response to new BC Ed Plan

This week the BC Government Ministry of Education launched a new splashy program to ‘modernize’ education in the province. Obviously I have a strong interest in this endeavour and I am usually a real optimist but I cannot help feel … Continue reading

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Data diet: Bottom of the Heap – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2011/10/29/opinion/29blow-ch.html?ref=opinion Country comparisons and child care criteria. iPhone message… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Never confuse the special devices that connect us, with the precious moments that keep us together.

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Data diet: Bottom of the Heap – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2011/10/29/opinion/29blow-ch.html?ref=opinion Country comparisons and child care criteria. iPhone message… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Never confuse the special devices that connect us, with the precious moments that keep us together.

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AASL 2011 conference Nicholas Carr discussion

http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2011/10/k-12/aasl-conference-2011-taking-on-nicholas-carr/ NOT SO FAST, NICHOLAS CARR fascinating discussion tweeted during and after his presentation. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr Join Nicholas Carr and other AASL conference-goers to discuss The Shallows: What the … Continue reading

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24 October, 2011 17:52

Al Smith, Nicola Kuhn and Sylvia Zubke honored at BCTLA CONFERENCE. Burnaby Mtn iPhone message… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Never confuse the special devices that connect us, with the precious moments that keep us together.

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Court rules, again, that BC Gov unconstitutional

This is sounding like a broken record… BC government laws are again unconstitutional. Democracy needs voices of dissent not a gag law. We all need the right to associate and communicate as we see fit not just popular or government … Continue reading

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The Tyee – Occupy Movement: After the Tents, Water Cannons?

http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2011/10/24/Occupy-Movement-Chile/?utm_source=mondayheadlines&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=241011 iPhone message… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Never confuse the special devices that connect us, with the precious moments that keep us together.

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