With the impact technology has on our lives, teachers decide how that technology might fit into the classroom. That kids that have been told to turn off their iPads or smartphones during class is a fading trend. Now, students will be asked to turn them on. Bring Your Own Device “For us not to acknowledge….
Students in today’s K-12 Canadian classroom environments are experiencing a digital transformation in education. There is an increase of online learning initiatives in the country, as well as increased opportunities for learning with digital devices in the classroom. But it’s going to take a concentrated effort between government, education and private enterprise to elevate Canada’s….
There’s something to be said about the form factor of tablets. It’s easy to throw it into your bag while you’re half way out the door, and the long battery-life doesn’t leave you lingering on the thought, did I remember to charge it? You would sooner steal the pink from a flamingo than pry a laptop….
Throughout the month of September my grade 2 class, in collaboration with Jennifer Regier’s grade 2’s in Seaforth Ontario, have been exploring the meaning of a family. Since primary students are at an age where they are highly focused on families, beginning the year with a unit from the Social Studies curriculum was a natural place to start. Young ….