Photography: 30 January 2019

We were so excited to get started on learning all about photography and different ways that it can be incorporated into the classroom. For our first week, we chose to sit down and really specify what direction we wanted to take our learning in (as there are endless possibilities). We decided that we wanted to …

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29 January 2019: Video Conferencing with Ian Landy

©FreshGrade We started our class today with a video-conferencing session with Ian Landy, the principal at Edgehill Elementary School in Powell River. The experience of a class-wide video conferencing session was a new one for me, and I was completely unaware that entire rooms for these sessions even existed at UVIC. The session with Ian was …

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22 January 2019: EdCamp & Professional Learning

Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash We began our Technology Innovation class today by looking at EdCamp and the benefits that this format has, both as a method of professional learning for teachers and as a form of learning within the classroom. This format allows educators to create personalized discussion sessions that are engaging and learner-driven, …

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15 January 2019: Most Likely to Succeed

Project-based learning in the 21st century. Grade 9 students combined Physics and History by learning how to construct gears to make a working model that illustrated the rise and fall of various civilizations throughout time. Photo by Malcolm Lightbody on Unsplash During our class on January 15th, we spent the first 90 minutes watching the …

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