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April 2019 Newsletter

Despite Spring's official arrival, it seems the peace of warm solitude is not on most Canadian's horizon for some time yet...  We hope the damage from floods and winter's last grasp has minimal impact on you and yours. This issue highlights research, news, and commentary on e-learning based on the [...]

By |2019-06-24T00:34:54-04:00April 30th, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

CANeLearn: Ontario eLearning Announcement Backgrounder

Education that Works for You – Modernizing Classrooms is a proposed policy from the Ontario government.  While the original announcement covers several other changes, specific to e-learning the proposal calls for: E-learning The government is committed to modernizing education and supporting students and families in innovative ways that enhance their [...]

By |2019-05-03T18:16:18-04:00April 28th, 2019|Newsletter, Ontario, Staff News|

March 2019 Newsletter

Despite February's cold bleeding into March, the time change combined with nature's relentless drive for growth brings us thoughts of Spring.  This year's traditional March break will mark the final passage of winter bringing the promise of longer days and warmth (we hope!). Spring is also full of many professional learning events.  [...]

By |2019-06-24T00:37:30-04:00March 14th, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

February 2019 Newsletter

  As winter drags through the end of February and well into March, here is hoping that many of you will be "dipping your toes" in a pool somewhere or "popping in" to see what is going on outside your school/office window during the upcoming Spring Break. This month we feature [...]

By |2019-03-03T12:24:59-04:00February 28th, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

January 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to January CANeLearn News. Long gone are the thoughts for many of us of the warm waters of a vacation.  If you were lucky enough to be somewhere similar pinch yourself! This newsletter, the first for 2019, highlights several events of interest, links to news and announcements, along with a short [...]

By |2019-01-23T16:29:54-04:00January 23rd, 2019|Newsletter, Staff News|

Teaching Online or Hoarding Frogs in a Wheel Barrow

   Post by Todd Pottle, Ontario eLearning Consortium Coordinator Why can attrition in eLearning courses for high school students often be so high? Why do students sometimes stumble right out of the gate, fall through the cracks midstream, or abandon course just when the finish line is in sight? Sure, [...]

Engaging Learners in the Online & Blended Classroom

It is the start of a new school year and, one month in, class lists, both in traditional and alternative settings, have been established. In alternative settings, in particular, these lists could continue growing as students identify a learning setting that will, hopefully, provide for an effective learning environment. For [...]

June Newsletter

Welcome to the June CANeLearn News With school year-end fast approaching, thoughts slip into summer sun-seeking and slumber by the local watering hole.  This newsletter provides some brain food for those welcomed idle times. For those interested in planning their own personal learning next year, there is a wealth of PD opportunities to [...]

By |2018-06-12T17:29:53-04:00June 11th, 2018|Newsletter, Staff News|
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