BIT 2015 Conference – Blogging Summary

Just a quick summary of all of the Bring IT Together 2015 entries that we posted over the past two days. eLearning Can Be Awesome! Innovation Station: e-Learning program TDSB Flexible Learning Western Style: Emerging Models Integrating Distributed/Distance Learning in BC & Alberta Blended @ Navigate: Our Journey in Disruptive Innovation When Virtual Resources Meet Virtual […]

BIT 2015 – Inquiry with Blended Learning

The tenth session – and final one – that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is: Inquiry with Blended Learning by Olivia Skibinski How can teachers use a digital platform to facilitate guided inquiry? Using D2L, google aps, twitter (or other digital platforms), teachers can investigate opportunities for beginning or continuing inquiry and being a […]

BIT 2015 – Exhibition Hall: TVO

The ninth session that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is actually just some images that we took from the TVO booth in the exhibition hall.  TVO runs the Independent Learning Centre in Ontario, which offers K-12 distance education – primarily to adult learners.         Click on any image to get a larger version. […]

BIT 2015 – Exhibition Hall: eLearning Ontario

The eighth session that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is actually just some images that we took from the eLearning Ontario booth in the exhibition hall.       Click on any image to get a larger version. This entry is crossposted at https://virtualschooling.wordpress.com/2015/11/06/bit-2015-exhibition-hall-elearning-ontario/

BIT 2015 – Taking Blended Learning to the Next Level

The seventh session – and first one for today – that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is: Taking Blended Learning to the Next Level by Paul Hatala Many teachers are using the provincial vLE (D2L) for straightforward content storage, but the platform is much more powerful than that. Leveraging some of the more advanced, […]

BIT 2015 – State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada

The sixth session – and final one for today – that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is: State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada by Michael K Barbour and Randy LaBonte Over the past two decades, there has been little government, foundation, or private funding or higher education activity for the development […]

BIT 2015 – When Virtual Resources Meet Virtual Learning

The sixth session that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is: When Virtual Resources Meet Virtual Learning by Donna Millard The HWDSB System Learning Commons has worked collaboratively with the 21st Century Learning Consultants to provide access and promote use of the myriad of virtual resources the board subscribes to. Using the provincial elearning […]

BIT 2015 – Flexible Learning Western Style: Emerging Models Integrating Distributed/Distance Learning in BC & Alberta

The third session that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is: Flexible Learning Western Style: Emerging Models Integrating Distributed/Distance Learning in BC & Alberta by Randy LaBonte Join this discussion session and learn how BC and Alberta schools are moving beyond tech to using design principles to influence Blended Learning for online and classroom-based […]

BIT 2015 – Innovation Station: e-Learning program TDSB

The second session that we are blogging at the Bring IT Together 2015 conference is: Innovation Station: e-Learning program TDSB by Zorica Prekajski e-Learning program at TDSB is growing rapidly. We would like to share what we have learned on this journey and how do we support our e-Learning teachers and students. Innovation Stations are found in the Learning […]

BIT 2015 – eLearning Can Be Awesome!

So today and tomorrow Randy LaBonte and I am attending the Bring IT Together 2015 conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  While this is a general educational technology conference, with a provincial focus here on Ontario, we did want to blog some of the online and blended learning sessions for members of the CANeLearn. The first […]