Deborah McCallum

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Writing

Summer Innovation CRP and Math (1).pdf

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New ISTE Standards for Educators Highlight Librarians’ Role

Educators should continually participate in professional learning, advocate for equitable access to technology, and model positive and ethical use of …

School Libraries

In Defense of Complexity: Beware of Simplistic Narratives about Teens and Technology

by Katie Davis, Emily Weinstein, & Howard Gardner<p>We have been researching young people’s use of networked technologies for over a decade — before the …

Teens

How Canadians can act in the spirit of reconciliation - University of Alberta

Feeling that Canada 150 festivities were taking away from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, and realizing her resistance …

University of Alberta

Children's Books Embedded With Racism As A Teaching Opportunity

Should parents pass up a good story because reading it to their child means wrestling with outdated racial stereotypes? NPR's Rachel Martin asks editor Jeremy Adam Smith.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>It is rare for a publisher to halt distribution of a book. But last week, Scholastic Publishing …

Parenting

10 Children's Books That Help White Kids Understand What Children Of Color Are Up Against

With years of racism, prejudice, and mistreatment of people of color, the need to break it down to children who are not of color is something that is …

Yes, mathematics can be decolonised. Here's how to begin

At a time when decolonisation, part of which involves changing the content of what’s taught, is dominating debate at many universities, the …

Mathematics

Math & Identity

I just read this great piece by Karin Brodie: Entitled: Yes, mathematics can be decolonised. Here’s how to begin When we think about math, we often …

Mathematics

Finland's 'education miracle' and the lessons we can learn

Finland’s success in PISA ― a worldwide study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) of 15-year-old students’ aptitudes …

Education

Britain Turns to Chinese Textbooks to Improve Its Math Scores

BEIJING — Educators around the world were stunned when students in Shanghai came first in their international standardized testing debut, in 2010, besting their counterparts in dozens of countries in what some called a Sputnik-like moment.<p>Now, some British schools will try to replicate that success …

Education

Delaying the Grade: How to Get Students to Read Feedback

<b>I have a confession to make: I am terrible at handing back papers.</b> That sounds silly, right? I mean, you literally just hand the paper to the kid …

Access to Indigenous knowledges and their cultural materials depends on decolonizing libraries & cultural memory institutions and their services: Report

The Truth and Reconciliation Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) released a report today outlining a path …

Canada

Resources

Social Media<p>Here are some sample tweets and posts to spread the word!<p>Teacher Tweet<p>School District Tweet<p>Have images of students you would like to have …

Graphics

Twessays and Composition in the Digital Age - Hybrid Pedagogy

While written assignments are typically growing in length in line with the ever-expanding volume of resources available to student writers, platforms …

Digital Age

Programs

Programs can be combined with others and offered as full-day, half-day, or hourly seminars. Corporate, NFP, University/College, Secondary/Elementary …

Professional Development

Trello

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Firewalls

The relationship between intelligence and mindset

Highlights<p>•<p>Contrary to prediction, women do not have more fixed mindsets than men.<p>•<p>Little evidence that more intelligent women hold fixed …

picturing Canadian cultures

<i>Images Canada</i> -- the gateway to images of Canadian events, people, places and things!<p>Search the collections of participating archives, libraries, …

Genealogy

Coding may not be all it's cracked up to be when it comes to getting a job in the future

Experts says learning to code may not equal job security in the future<p>Coding is, apparently, the new language we all need to learn. It's billed as …

Stephen Hawking

My Aporia of Joseph Boyden

This morning I read the following new article by Joseph Boyden in MacLeans. It gave me a lot to think about especially since I am currently studying …

Joseph Boyden

Project H.O.M.E.

Project H.O.M.E. (Helping our Mother Earth) was started at St. Thomas Aquinas School, where over 100 students became involved in a mural project that …

Project Management

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Teens

All In School | All In School

23 January 2017 – an op-ed by Tanya Chapuisat “In Syria, I only saw numbers in my mathematics book. Now, my tent is number 19, my camp is number 007 …

Education

18 photos reveal the extreme ways kids get to school around the world

In the United States, the site of a yellow bus bouncing down the road is practically synonymous with school.<p>But in other parts of the world, the trek to school looks much different.<p>Some kids in the Philippines step through knee-deep rocky waters to get to class, while students in Japan pass Geiger …

Fukushima

10 Reasons Why Joseph Boyden is a Problem and Should Go Away

Originally posted on not your average indian :<br>Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons If you’re reading this, you’re probably already well aware of the …

Joseph Boyden