The first elementary Coaches Corner of the new year was hosted at Williamsburg Public School in Whitby on February 1. It was a hum of active learning, discussion, collaboration and problem-solving. Elementary Coaches worked with students, teachers and administrators to continue leveraging digital on a larger scale, with the hope of bringing educational technology to the forefront of curriculum planning and execution.
There are a lot of great podcasts available, but finding good examples that are appropriate and engaging for the classroom can be challenging. Here’s a collection of resources that will help with introducing students to podcasts.
I’m more successful in my role supporting others when I acknowledge that I don’t know it all and there are educators I can connect with to help me. You can do the same.
Two features in D2L you aren’t using but definitely should! Portfolio and Activity Feed are great features of D2L that make it a powerful addition to your education technology toolkit.
As the school year begins, teachers will be working to establish and reinforce classroom norms and routines to help students start the year successfully and to help build a respectful and cooperative classroom culture. With increased access to technology across all grades, an ever important aspect of positive culture building is the ongoing discussion, modelling, […]
The summer is a great time to reflect on the year that was and look forward to a new start in the fall. The summer also offers the time we don’t often have through the school year to spend some time with valuable resources that help prepare us for the new year. Here’s a list […]
There’s a lot we do to prepare our classrooms and schools for the end of the school year so that we can start the next one organized and ready for a fresh start. Naturally, there’s some obvious tasks we do to prepare our physical spaces leading into summer. We also offer some organization and clean-up […]
Twitter will change the way you teach. If you’re looking for professional development that will make you a better educator, I guarantee – Twitter is the answer. Seven DDSB educators share their experiences learning and growing from Twitter.
Screen recordings are a great way to show others how to do something. If you’ve ever searched YouTube to learn how to do something, you’ll know how beneficial it is to watch a video of someone showing their knowledge on a topic. Bringing this practice into your classroom can be a powerful way for students […]