November 2020 Newsletter

November CANeLearn News We trust this newsletter finds you safe, healthy, and coping in these yet even more challenging times.  We are here to help keep children the focus, our feet moving forward, determination intact, and ourselves, family, and everyone in our personal place in this world as safe as possible.  The world moves forward despite, and we […]

October 2020 Newsletter

We hope this newsletter finds you rested after some time away with family and starting this shortened week having found some “thanks” to share over the weekend.  At least we can thank 2020 for only having two more months left to get through. After a difficult September school start, October launched with additional challenges managing not only masked students in […]

June 2020 Newsletter

  Well, we somehow made it through to June – screen fatigue and all.  We at CANeLearn hope this newsletter finds you well and looking forward to connecting with friends and family.  This is the summer of the ‘staycation’ and we hope you get yours soon.  Of course, the summer is also about recharging and getting ready for […]

April 2020 Newsletter

We hope this newsletter finds you well and connecting with students and family, albeit virtually amidst the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  At times like these, it is vitally important to make time to step back and remember that everyone is challenged and struggling.  Our most important focus must be on our students and children.  George Couros posted a […]

DLsymp20 – New Virtual Conference Program & Keynotes

  The 17th Annual Digital Learning Symposium has shifted from a hotel-base to a virtual event.  Our program has been completely redesigned to take advantage of the virtual medium.  Additional keynote speakers have been added – choose single days or all four. Online learning tools have been selected for active use and hands-on experience during presentations and discussions.  The […]

Emergency Remote Teaching: Resources, Tools, and Ideas

Context Teachers now find themselves forced to teach remotely in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The internet is full of ideas, resources, posts, and advice on what to do.  Schools and districts are doing their best to provide direction for teachers, but advice varies.  Teachers, parents, and students face uncertainty and challenge unimagined.  Teacher […]

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 to break out pictures from […]

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 at the 2nd annual DLAC in […]

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 (Apr. 19-21) will feature a […]

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 CANeLearn’s current compilation of existing […]