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 […]

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 professional learning events to consider […]

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 out blendED Alberta (Oct.23-25 – not too […]

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 programs, Ministries of Education, and […]

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 as a sponsor or exhibitor […]

September 2019 Newsletter

The start of another school year brings new opportunities to let our students spread their wings and soar.  Bookmark this newsletter, its research and readings links, for some curated ideas to help you keep moving forward in improving your practice. Get ready for a round of PD with a variety of events – help us with our research: […]