Reflections on Discussion with Ian Landy on Descriptive Formative Assessment

As a part of yesterday's class, we had a video conference call with Ian Landy, (@technolandy) a principal at an elementary school in Powell River, BC who is very interested in using technology in the classroom and also about moving away from formal assessment methods in the classroom. It was the first video conference call …

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Diving into Your Family History: First Steps

Hello dear public viewers, This week has been a fairly productive week. My uncle has agreed to help me with my project in a few ways, such as providing a revised record of my great-grandparents and their descendants from 1988, a family album that traces my family's history from my great-grandparents compiled in 1993, and …

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Reflections on Last Week’s Class

Last week in EDCI 336, we watched a thought-provoking movie entitled "Most Likely to Succeed", directed by Greg Whiteley. It challenged the methods and procedures of teaching common in most schools up until recently, which focussed on individual work completing worksheets, reading textbooks, and students cramming information into their brains just to be regurgitated onto …

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