Considering PBL



Today’s post compliments some of our related posts on Project Based Learning (PBL).


I really like the reference to PBL as an element in eLearning,  and arguably blended learning by extension.  The video referenced in this tweet,  may be of interest to you as you reflect on the 13/14 school year, and look towards Sept. 2014.

Today’s Picture and Post shared by Mark W. Carbone.

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Have a Great Summer @GEDSB


Have a great summer

I just want to wish all the staff and students of the Grand Erie District School Board and all other provinces and states a safe and well deserved break.  I will be taking a bit of a break from my blog throughout the month of July but will get back at it in August and the new year.

Have a good one!


Digging Into Curation


Great post on blogging as a mode of curation.


Contributed by Donna Miller Fry

Here at  #OSSEMOOC we are often asked questions like, “How do you find time to blog?”, or  “How do I find good stuff online?”.

While sharing tools is one approach to answering that question, I like to think of all of these activities as part of the process of curation.

When you have a PLN with strong curation skills, navigating through the vast amount of information online becomes so much easier.  In fact, curation is an important skill for everyone.

Sue Waters (@suewaters) has very neatly and concisely explained the curation process.

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In this post, Sue takes us through the process of discovering and recording information that we need, organizing information, contextualizing, editing and making meaning and then sharing.

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She has also described the process in further detail on her personal blog.

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As you head into summer, consider how the suggestions in…

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Summer Time is Reading Time for Teachers



Ok almost there my teacher friends.   Tomorrow is the last day of the school year and many of you have some pretty big plans for the summer.  Many of you may have no plans.  If you are like me either way you will certainly be thinking about what you are going to read this summer.  I would love any of you to post your summer reading choices on this blog.  If you are still making up your mind maybe you should check out this pinterest site for a few suggestions.