Welcome to the October CANeLearn News
As the month of October comes to a close, for CANeLearn so does a month of on-the-road PD and conference presentations. The October news is just a bit delayed but celebrates a lot of the great learning and curating that the month brought. Stay tuned to upcoming events including:
We continue to ask you to add your voice to our news, blog, Twitter feed, and Facebook page, and we invite you to share your stories with us. As usual, this newsletter also includes updates, links, and items of interest. Scroll down for more!
Please forward this news to your networks by email or using the tools at the bottom – and have a safe Halloween!
April 7-9 in Vancouver
Check out pictures from Alberta’s BlendED2018 Symposium on CANeLearn’s Facebook page here
May 9-10 in Ottawa
Check out pictures from the 2018 BOLTT event in Toronto on CANeLearn’s Facebook page here
State of the Nation Program Survey
Special Report: Funding and Resourcing of Distributed Learning in Canada
Bring IT Together 2018
Missed BOLTT18 in Toronto?
Check out links to Padlet’s used to curate all the resources and presentatons: http://www.boltt.ca/toronto-fall-conference/toronto-schedule/
The Ken Spencer Award
Apply for the EdCan Network’s tenth annual Ken Spencer Awards for Innovation in Teaching and Learning – Seven cash awards of $15,000
Review Your Experiences
CANeLearn has offered networking events archived on our YouTube channel along with images on our Facebook page and featured past events on blog pages and future events on our calendar. As an organization that is still relatively new, we want to know how we are doing – leave a review of your experiences with CANeLearn.
Tech Tips & Tools of Note
Photos for Class
Ed Apps to Explore
Worth a read…
From EdCan Network
How do we teach students to identify fake news?
The following strategies and ideas can help students identify fake news and become critical readers of the world around them :
Download the Fact Sheet. (316.06 KB / PDF)
From Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute
From Contact North | Contact Nord
A New Pedagogy is Emerging… and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor
From AU Press (Athabasca University)
Assessment Strategies for Online Learning: Engagement and Authenticity
The Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn) is a Canadian registered not-for-profit society with a vision to be the leading voice in Canada for learner success in K-12 online and blended learning. CANeLearn provides members with networking, collaboration, and research opportunities.
CANeLearn promotes effective practice in online and blended learning; fosters community and facilitates interaction among online and blended learning educators; and connects educators to online and blended learning organizations.