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Tech Task #10

Facebook… Twitter… MySpace… Skype… Social Networking sites that make teachers cringe. But why? Perhaps it is because we don’t fully understand how to use these tools to our advantage. Perhaps it is because our students are more fluent with these … Continue reading

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Final Project

Well ladies and gentlemen, we’ve done it! We’ve completed our final project and we are very excited about it. Hopefully some educators out there will find it useful when looking for a strategy to teach reading. Have a look, we … Continue reading

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Social Networking to Enhance Political Campaigns?

Stephen Harper has 100,000+ followers on Twitter, Michael Ignatieff has just over 69,000. Stephen Harper has 43,000 likes on Facebook, Michael Ignatieff has 41,000. Can this reflect the way Canadians are feeling towards the upcoming election? Apparently not. According to … Continue reading

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OMG OED!

The Oxford English Dictionary has been updated! Words like ‘LOL’ and ‘OMG’ have been included in the recently published version (March 24, 2011). Check out this blog post (I came across it because it was Freshly Pressed yesterday!) OED How … Continue reading

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3 Weeks Left!

Wow, where has the time gone? I can’t believe that there is only 3 weeks left of school, and then I will be a graduate of the U of R’s Education Program. Although it may seem like the time has … Continue reading

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How To Teach

I was browsing a few blogs and came across a post looking at the idea of hiring actors to teach–after all teaching is just communicating ideas and concepts efficiently, is it not? Check out the post. I was reading through … Continue reading

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