Now that we are well into October with the abundance of professional responsibilities surrounding us, this month also brings us many professional learning opportunities over the next two months and early in the new calendar year. October is our time to think about exploring new horizons to nurture our own learning.
Check out blendED Alberta (Oct.23-25 – not too late to register!), EdTech Summit in Vancouver/Coquitlam (Dec.5-6), DLAC in Austin (Feb.24-26), and the DL Symposium 2020 in Vancouver/Burnaby (Apr. 19-21) to name just a few.
CANeLearn continues to bring research-based information to online and blended learning conversations across Canada, including:
blendED 2019: Alberta Blended & Online Learning
October 23-25 in Edmonton
Still not too late to register!
The Future Of Education And Skills 2030
Dec 5-6 Centennial Secondary School, Coquitlam BC
February 24-26, 2020 – Austin TX
April 2-3, 2020 in Toronto
Evening keynote address // Full day skill building event
More info at http://www.boltt.ca/toronto-fall-conference/
2020 Digital Learning Symposium
April 19-21 in Vancouver
Can’t make it all 3 days? One day registration for Sunday only…
Early bird group/member rates – $395/person!
Tools for the Digital Classroom
Parent Guide to Using Minecraft (oh, and educators too!)
The 2019-20 Practical Ed Tech Handbook
50 Favourite Tools for Learning
In the News
CoSN releases interoperability toolkit for K-12 districts
Global Education Conference – Nov. 18-20 – free & online
K-12 Blended Teaching: A free guidebook for teachers
State of the Nation Report: Individual Program Survey – We need your help!
Teaching in a Digital Age – Second Edition released
Guidelines for designing teaching and learning from A.W. (Tony) Bates
Social Media and Technology – Related But Different
Catch up on CANeLearn Presentations
Digital Learning Annual Conference (DLAC https://www.deelac.com/)
Canadian e-Learning Roundup: Cross-Canada Program Spotlight on Models of Online and Blended Learning
Canadian e-Learning Roundup: Leadership Perspectives from Canada’s Online and Blended Learning Programs
Blending Assessment: Shifting Pen & Paper to the Digital World
State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada
Funding and Resourcing of Digital Learning in Canada
Canadian Union Contract Language Related to Teacher Working Conditions in Digital Learning
K-12 Distance and Online Learning Services Provided to Minority Language Students in Canada
See all CANeLearn archives here (members only)