9th Canadian EdTech Innovation Summit

//9th Canadian EdTech Innovation Summit

9th Canadian EdTech Innovation Summit

CANeLearn continues to partner with MindShareLearning Technology on the Canadian EdTech Innovation Summit.  If you are in the Toronto area, check it out.


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September 28, 2018

Dear Thought Leader,

I’m pleased to share our MindShare Report Top 10 News stories of the Week! The saga continues in the mainstream media around banning mobile devices in classrooms, both in K12 schools and post-secondary institutions.

Have your say! Please take our poll to give us a pulse for what our MindShare community is thinking across Canada. Do you support the ban of mobile devices in the classroom or lecture hall?

Personally, I can think of a number of go to apps that I use throughout my work day and while I was a “mature’ grad student that would cause me to slow down considerably without my mobile devices.  I look forward to sharing the results of the poll next week!

The bigger question is what are we doing to educate our youth around digital citizenship and self regulation? There is no question we are on a slippery slope in our society. The enormous fines being levied for driving while texting, or being on your phone are a testament to the crisis facing us today in our society. This further ties into the growing concern over the state of mental health amongst our students. We need to figure this out. This is in large part what inspired, C21 Canada and the 7C’s as one of the co-founders we felt a need to take action. Our work is far from done yet!

Be sure to check out our  This Week in Canadian EdTEch chat with Stephen Hurley of VoicEd Radio as we banter around the mobile device issue and other topics of interest.

This has to be the fastest September for me on record as it went by in a flash! Perhaps it has to do with our fast approaching 9th Canadian EdTech Innovation Summit October 11th ! Only 12 Days to go! It’s not too late to register, however, spaces are limited. We hope to see you there.

Until next time, keep the digital learning curve steep!

Best,

Robert Martellacci, M.A. EdTech
President, MindShare Learning Technology™
Chief Digital Publisher, The MindShare Learning Report™
Founder, MindShare Workspace
Co-founder & President C21 Canada™Follow us on Twitter @MindShareLearn

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By |2018-09-29T15:55:53+00:00October 1st, 2018|Canadian EdTech Innovation Summit|

About the Author:

Michael K. Barbour is Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Sciences at Touro University California. He has been involved with K-12 online learning in a variety of countries for well over a decade as a researcher, teacher, course designer and administrator. Michael's research focuses on the effective design, delivery and support of K-12 online learning, particularly for students located in rural jurisdictions.