QPAT workshop – OurPads: increasing student engagement…

Resources for the QPAT workshop –> OurPads: Increasing student engagement and enhancing learning Where we talk about how we have started to use iPads at the Nova Career and Education Centre of the New Frontiers School Board. **updated on Sunday, November 25, 2012 – Summary and feedback of Friday’s workshop, including Ali’s Math apps** Note…

On Motivation. On Learning. In Ourselves.

Last night, at 10:39, I found out about the midnight deadline for applying to the Google Teacher Academy taking place in New York this October. How was it that I only clued into the application process in the, practically literally, 11th hour? That may have a little something to do with this kind of thing:…

Let me tell you a story … about teaching and technology

I’m teaching a class on creating a radio show and podcasting. I’m working with 11 enthusiastic and interested adult learners and I’m quite excited about it myself. Yesterday was our 2nd meeting. Let me tell you a little story about teaching and technology… My plan was 3-fold: Talk about commitment to the course Each person…