Category: General

Jan 25

Jan 2013 STIC PD Resources

During the January STIC PD we used a number of websites as resources.  We were asked to make this list available… so we did! Spicy Learning Blog – http://spicylearning.wordpress.com/ Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything – http://www.schrockguide.net/ Blended Learning – http://blendedlearning.ca/Canadian!, Patric Lougheed  Twitter: @patriclougheed Free Tech 4 Teachers – http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ Education Rethink – http://www.educationrethink.com/ Mind/Shift – http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/Don’t miss the  Teaching With Tech …

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Dec 17

iPad As…

Do you want your students to use the iPad to record and edit video on their iPad, or to create digital stories or to create and edit images? This post from EdTech Teacher provides lists of apps organized under 19 different “I want my students to …” categories. Remember, it’s still up to you, to …

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Dec 17

EdTech Teacher Webinars

EdTech Teacher offers great webinars on a variety of EdTech topics.  Past webinars are archived so you can choose a topic of interest and view at any time.

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Dec 12

Looking for iPad apps?

The resources are overwhelming… many lists of apps for schools and education… here’s a new one by Richard Byrne… iPad Apps for School.

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Dec 12

iPads in Schools and Classrooms!

If you’re thinking about launching iPads in your school check out our new iPads in School section and this great post on the iPads in Education site!

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Dec 12

How is technology transforming education? – Sir Ken Robinson

This is a short conversation with Sir Ken Robinson… interesting comments, especially, “Technology isn’t technology if it happened before you were born.” From Adobe TV’s Creativity in Education series.

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Dec 10

Integrating Technology to Support Literacy P-3

If you teach in a school with Grades P-3,  you’re likely aware that those schools received a cart with netbook computers and a printer this year.  This hardware and the software that accompanies it, is intended to support P-3 Literacy. In addition to support available from your School Technology Integration Champion (STIC) and your Technology Integration Leader there …

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Dec 07

Copyright Matters!

Updated: Canadian copyright laws have recently changed.  See the Government of Canada website that explains these changes, an overview of how they impact teachers, and background information that explains what led to the change.  You can also access the full text of Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act. In addition to the site above, the …

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