Welcome to the countdown to the holidays. If you are lucky enough to be pursuing the heat, we wish you safe travels. If not, we hope you enjoy outdoor exercise!CANeLearn will be presenting and networking at the 2nd annual DLAC in Austin(Feb.24-26) and BOLTT, Apr. 2-3 in Toronto. The DL Symposium 2020 in Vancouver/Burnaby (Apr. 19-21) will feature a number of #CANeLearn members, board leaders, along with researchers and leading practitioners. Early bird rates close December 20 and the hotel sells out. Register and book your room today!
CANeLearn and Michael Barbour, principal researcher for the State of the Nation: K-12 E-Learning in Canada report, have completed the digital updates for the annual survey which is posted here, and you can read more about it below. David Porter, CEO of eCampusOntario and CANeLearn board member, is moving on to build yet another new program – this time at Humber College. Read about it here. We thank both for their continuing contributions to e-learning in Canada and the CANeLearn network.
Stay tuned for more on the role that e-learning is playing in policy and funding reforms going on in many provinces. Check out the latest in Ontario’s shifting landscape on our blog site here. Also, check out People for Education’s summary of the November 2nd panel presentation on “the Pros and Cons of e-Learning”.
Finally, happy holidays from the CANeLearn board, team, and network supporters!
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In the News
2019 State of the Nation Report
Blockchain Application in K-12?
Contact North|Contact Nord
2019 Survey of Online Learning in Canadian Post-Secondary
February 24-26, 2020 – Austin TX
April 2-3, 2020 in Toronto
2020 Digital Learning Symposium
April 19-21 in Vancouver BC
Early bird group/member rates – $395/person!
One day registration for Sunday only…
OTESSA ~ Inaugural Conference!
Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association
May 31-June 2 in London ON
Clayton R. Wright List of EdTech Conferences via @Downes
Resources for the Digital Classroom
Canva for Education: Pro version now free for educators/students
Canva’s pro features are now available free for classrooms (application required).
SunWest School Division’s Resource Bank
Common Sense Education
Adventures in Archives
Aurora Institute (formerly iNACOL) Symposium 2020
Joe Sisco’s Keynote from blendED Alberta
See all CANeLearn archives here (members only)