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CANeLearn Chief Executive Officer

January 2020 Newsletter

As we paddle our way into the first leap month of this new decade we are beginning to see an alignment of digital learning tools and environments combined with the traditional: e-learning has rapidly become an integral part of K-12 education. To support this direction CANeLearn will be presenting and networking with fellow Canadians [...]

By |2020-02-06T00:24:23-05:00January 31st, 2020|Newsletter, Staff News|

December 2019 Newsletter

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 [...]

By |2019-12-17T10:19:52-05:00December 16th, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

Ontario Ministry Announces Two Mandatory e-Learning Credit Requirement

The 21 November news release from the Ontario Ministry of Education 'walks back' the mandatory 4-credit requirement first announced 15 March to a two-credit requirement and adds some clarification to exemptions: https://news.ontario.ca/edu/en/2019/11/ontario-brings-learning-into-the-digital-age.html The previous announcement created a media stream of misinformation about e-learning that was inconsistent, or at odds, with [...]

By |2019-11-23T12:59:23-05:00November 21st, 2019|graduation requirement, Newsletter, Ontario, Staff News|

November 2019 Newsletter

  Good morning and welcome to winter's early start.  Gone are the summer BBQs and days on the water; oh, and what is that jingling we are hearing again? Now that we are past the rush of October conferences and counting down the weeks to the holidays, there are still a few [...]

By |2019-11-14T14:30:15-05:00November 14th, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

[REPOST] Funding Model Implementation: Online Learning (British Columbia – Working Group Reports)

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website and was mentioned in November CANeLearn Newsletter. Approximately one year ago, the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada researchers released "Funding and Resourcing of Distributed Learning in Canada."  While not produced as a [...]

By |2019-11-14T18:36:19-05:00November 7th, 2019|British Columbia, funding|

October 2019 Newsletter

  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 [...]

By |2019-10-22T09:29:24-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

e-Learning Research Overview

The Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn) in conjunction with Canadian researchers with decades of experience in K-12 distance, online, and blended learning have compiled a comprehensive understanding of the research on e-learning in Canada.  Our compiled quantitative and qualitative research is based on independent studies, published research, and data from e-learning [...]

By |2019-10-02T13:33:31-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Newsletter, Ontario, Research, Staff News|

Upcoming PD Opportunities

2020 Digital Learning Symposium April 19 – 21, 2020 — Vancouver, British Columbia Featuring: Trevor MacKenzie #InquiryMindset - Both Sunday & Monday! Structured dialogue, networking, and technology skills Emergent practices – high energy closing Demo Slam ______________________________________ Click here to submit your own proposals!! Register here! (Groups/Members $395 – save $50!) _________________________________ Join us [...]

By |2019-09-26T20:09:25-04:00September 26th, 2019|Conferences, Newsletter, Staff News|
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