Technology use for technology’s sake is not what we are striving for in education today. Transforming learning by providing opportunities that would not otherwise be afforded is a goal that, with emerging technologies and increased access, may be achievable. This transformation can be as simple as allowing for as-needed differentiation, as is the case when […]
Interactive WhiteBoards, like the SmartBoard, became commonplace in many schools over the past decade. IWB’s afford access to a variety of learning styles and can support inclusion according to Universal Design for Learning theory (Pellerin, 2013). They promise the ability to increase student engagement by providing a focal point for instruction, interactivity, gaming and animations. […]
From noon til 1pm each Wednesday and Friday in the Library Computing Commons (room 155), we will offer drop-in workshop sessions about particular topics of interest to TC’s and Faculty alike. We hope you take advantage of one of these sessions to further develop your ease with and understanding of technology integration. A schedule of […]
It seems to be that time of term in Scarfe… in order to support TC’s with planning lessons and activities, finding resources (library and online) and integrating technology where appropriate, the Scarfe Sandbox Drop-ins this week and next will be ‘open’ for supporting you! See this link for some info on lesson planning.
Thanks very much to Kevin Amboe for presenting, and Chantrell Creek Elementary for hosting, our first TC/SA Personalized Learning and TEchnology Workshop session for 2013/2014 (Oct. 10). We discussed the intricacies and potential of exploring Digital Citizenship and Blogging with students in the classroom. The powerful opportunities afforded through blogging come with certain responsibilities and […]