Welcome to the September News
As we navigate through chaotic weather, storms on the east coast, drought on the west coast, and a warming north, there remain some constants in our world: changing seasons and public education. We must do our best to preserve both while reconciling our past and building a future for our children.
- Truth and Reconciliation Day – Tomorrow is a time to reflect and consider how to continue to bring Indigenous perspectives into our teaching – explore the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation site for free national education resources here
- 20th Annual Digital Learning Symposium – October 19-21 – Vancouver – Join us onsite or virtually online as we come together to forge new paths for K-12 online
More information and the #DLsympOct22 program here
Scroll down to check out some new resources and ideas – archive resources too!
Photo credit: Ellen Kinsel
Ideas & Resources
5 Great Speech to Text Apps to Transcribe Audio Recordings – Med Kharbach (via @Downes)
Top 100 Tools for Learning: Results of the 16th Annual Survey – Jane Hart
“Best” practices for teaching K-12 classes (summary) – Full US study published here
How to provide effective feedback to online learners – Stacy Young
Some kids thrived in pandemic online learning. Why? – Anne Burke
Common Sense Media Selections for Learning – Tools and Resources
Photo by Ellen Kinsel
Quarterly Research Clearinghouse Newsletter – Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute
Cameras On or Off? It Depends! What We’ve Learned from Students about Teaching and Learning on Zoom – Faculty Focus
Scientists Asked Students to Try to Fool Anti-Cheating Software. They Did – Aaron Gordon, Vice
20th Annual Digital Learning Symposium
October 19-21 – Downtown Vancouver BC
Virtual registration open – limited seats onsite!
More information and program here
For questions and further information contact email@example.com.
Modeling hybrid learning & full technology solutions
Focus on evidence-based quality online/blended solutions
Sharing insights, effective online pedagogy, and research
Who: The BOLTT Conference focuses on the needs of:
- Elementary, Intermediate, Secondary, and Adult eTeachers, Hybrid Teachers, Blended Learning Teachers and their administration team;
- eRegistrars, DeLCs, and/or TELT-Cs; and
- Technology/Instructional Consultants and Coaches
Where: Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre