Easter is here, spring is blessing us with warmer weather, preparations are underway for year-end, and others are preparing for summer school. Is it ever quiet in the K-12 system?
The March newsletter highlights several events upcoming and includes some interesting links, posts, and news items to explore – over your Easter break if you are like many who monitor email to check in on students even in your downtime.
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12th April 2018 – Post-conference workshops
Canadian eLearning Network Partners with the 8th Annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies for K-12 Schools, Colleges & Universities
CANeLearn Member Benefits:
Location: Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4V 1N1
2018 Digital Learning Symposium
April 18-20 — Westin Wall Centre Richmond BC
Frontiers of Innovation: Curriculum Change in Online Learning Environments.
Dialogue, networking, sharing, creating, and learning
Check out the full program here: https://2018dlsymposium.sched.com/
Upcoming PD – Mark your calendars!
blendED2018: Alberta’s Blended and Online Symposium
CIDER Session: State of the Nation — K12 E-Learning in Canada
In the News
State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada Updates
Major Changes for ADLC
MindShare March Report
Native-Land… – from @dougpete
Digital Citizenship Micro-course
Worth a look…
The One Truth in Online: Every Program is Different
Microsoft & Open Up Resources partner to offer math curriculum
No Significant Difference – Unless you are a Jumper
From Stephen Downes: Top Articles Worth Reading
Ten Key Facts About Blended Learning
23 Top-rated Websites for Teachers and Librarians
Open Education Week Webinar Recording of note…
Edsurge Blog Posts on Technology in Schools
From the MVLRI Research Clearinghouse k12onlineresearch.org
Too Many Words, Too Little Support: Vocabulary Instruction In Online Earth Science Courses Mary F. Rice and Donald D. Deshler
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
Canada Moodle Moot
OpenCon 2018 K-12 Athabasca
2017 Leadership Summit
Presentations, documents & video recordings!
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: