Welcome to the June CANeLearn News
With school year-end fast approaching, thoughts slip into summer sun-seeking and slumber by the local watering hole. This newsletter provides some brain food for those welcomed idle times.
For those interested in planning their own personal learning next year, there is a wealth of PD opportunities to scan now. This month’s newsletter also includes links to books and articles to explore by your “pool” over your summer break.
As always, please forward this news to your own network(s) using the tools at the bottom.
BOLTT is a semi-annual fast-paced conference hosted in TORONTO each October and OTTAWA each May that focuses on the needs of:
BOLTT Toronto Fall Conference ~ October 25/26 Downtown Toronto
BOLTT Ottawa Spring Conference – May 9/10 Downtown Ottawa
Upcoming PD – Mark your calendars!
blendED2018: Alberta’s Blended and Online Symposium
Saskatchewan Distance Ed Conference
2019 Digital Learning Symposium
In the News
CANeLearn Board Retreat
Summer Reading & Musings…
Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning (2nd Ed)
Humans Wanted: How Canadian youth can thrive in the age of disruption
Summer Reads for Teachers from Common Sense Education
Digital Technologies in Schools 2016-17 (New Zealand)
NMC/CoSN Horizon Reports
Articles of Interest
Pockets of Innovation in Online Learning
Ten Guiding Principles for Using Technology in Learning (2018 Updated Version)
Must-Read Books on Online Learning — From Contact North
From the MVLRI Research Clearinghouse k12onlineresearch.org
Michigan’s K-12 Virtual Learning Effectiveness Report
Exploring Factors That Promote Online Learning Experiences and Academic Self Concept of Minority High School Students Alex Kumi-Yeboah, James Dogbey & Guangji Yuan
An Examination of High School Students’ Online Engagement in Mathematics Problems Woong Lim, Ji-Won Son, Susan Gregson & Jihye Kim
Adventures in Archives
2018 Digital Learning Symposium
Canada Moodle Moot
OpenCon 2018 K-12 Athabasca
2017 Leadership Summit
2017 BOLTT (Bringing Online Teachers Together) Conference
Presentation Padlet archives here:
blendED 2017: Alberta’s Blended & Online Learning Symposium
Links to Curated Notes in Program Session Descriptions:
Video Archive of Selected Presentations:
The Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn) is a Canadian registered not-for-profit society with a mission to provide leadership that champions student success in online and blended learning by providing members with networking, collaboration, and research opportunities.
“CANeLearn’s mission is to provide leadership that champions student success in online and blended learning.”