Category Archives: Learning Resources

UBC Digital Literacy Summer Institute-aaron mueller FYI 

Via @aaronmueller @bctla  UBC Digital Literacy Summer Institute Aaron Mueller to BCTLA 23 FebDetails 2016 Digital Literacy Summer Institute Critical Digital Literacy: Issues, Challenges, Directions http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/2016-critical-digital-literacy-summer-institute/ RATIONALE As technology continues to transform educational systems and teaching strategies, the acquisition of … Continue reading

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Revolution on HBO, A must watch doc.

Sadly our nations leaders can still not find their common sense to take action against environmental degradation and over onusmption. Malthusian theory focused on overpopulation but our disregard by corporate greed and lack of governance could not have been anticipated. … Continue reading

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End of Men- Munk Debates

Fascinating topic, given what I see in schools these past few years but I shall not dare enter this fray… I’m not man enough! OK! I have to chime in with some hot air of contempt despite being a MUNK … Continue reading

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Plagiarism & Paraphrasing: “Read, Flip, and Write!”

http://www.bctela.ca/blog/plagiarism-paraphrasing-“read-flip-and-write” From BCTELA: “…Plagiarism & Paraphrasing: “Read, Flip, and Write!” Guest Post by Ben Pare Program Consultant: Literacy Burnaby School District Does this sound familiar? You’re up late reading student essays when suddenly you come across a student who has … Continue reading

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What makes Edcamp popular with teachers?

What makes Edcamp popular with teachers?.

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TED Sunni Brown- spontaneous marks to help yourself think

“…spontaneous marks to help yourself think…” In the TED Talk embedded below Sunni Brown, author of Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers, presents the case for encouraging rather than discouraging doodling in the classroom and in the boardroom. … Continue reading

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different think – presentation books

Non-fiction professional reading but I believe very relevant to our daily work in the school library- visual design. Two books that I found very strong reading in my pursuit to strengthen my design skills yet also be valuable to my … Continue reading

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