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CANeLearn Chief Executive Officer

March 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring Break - an extra-long one for many this year with the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  These are unprecedented times we live in, everyone is challenged but it is encouraging to see how Canadians have come together and are following our health authority's advice.  It may be time [...]

By |2020-03-23T03:59:00-04:00March 13th, 2020|Newsletter, Staff News|

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|
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