Photo credit: @rlabonte
Welcome to the January CANeLearn News.
As many across Canada embrace the colder weather and a new year of promises and plans, for CANeLearn folks 2023 sees the growth of e-learning expanding in each province with new program announcements and policy implementations. Last month we shared a summary and next week we are offering an update online with the release of the 2022 State of the Nation report. You can join one of two CANeLearn webinar sessions next week to learn more about the findings contained in the State of the Nation annual report. Scroll down to register.
Scroll down to check out new resources and ideas – archived resources too!
The 2022 State of the Nation report is now available and includes updates on last school year’s registrations, policy changes, and comprehensive details on the state of e-learning across Canada. There are a variety of issues briefs and vignettes to provide more detailed insight into the stories from contributing practitioners. Find out more at https://k12sotn.ca/
We are offering two Canadian eLearning Network webinars next week where Michael Barbour and Randy LaBonte will present the results of the latest State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada annual report.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Cross-Canada Roundup: K-12 Provincial e-Learning Changes
Awareness, understanding, and the role of online learning environments has expanded rapidly since “emergency remote teaching” was thrust upon the entire K-12 system during COVID. While much of the practice that resulted has been criticized, the benefits of centralizing online learning opportunities was not lost on governments and school district senior managers. As well, many parents were exposed to the benefits of e-learning. Click here for a summary of that centralization movement.
February 13-15, 2023 — Austin, TX
Virtual program available!
CANeLearn will be offering four sessions at this year’s event
Ideas & Resources
Manitoba Introduces Remote Learning opportunities for students to strengthen in-school learning – Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning
Conversation Starters: Building and Maintaining Community In-class and Online – Catlin Tucker
Our 2022 Common Sense Selections: The Best Tools We Reviewed This Year – Common Sense Media
Photo by @rlabonte
Online learning and teaching from kindergarten to graduate school – uCalgary Working Conference Publication
An early warning system to identify and intervene online dropout learners – International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education
Stephen’s Web ~ Is the empirical research we have the research we can trust? A review of distance education journal publications in 2021 – Stephen Downes