Deborah McCallum

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Why school librarians must lead: there is no other option

CHICAGO — With the recent passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), school libraries are poised for a potential turnaround. But there’s only …

Education

Battle of the Classrooms

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, …

N’gwii Kendaasmin – We’ll Learn and Teach Together: First Nation Metis Inuit

In this video series, experts in Aboriginal education share insights on how to improve achievement for all students. The importance of educating all …

What will you do in Math today?

1. NUMBER<p>"I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is.” ― Paul Erdős<p>2. PATTERN & ALGEBRA<p>"One person's constant is another …

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

<i>Media and Information Literacy recognizes the primary role of information and media in our everyday lives. It lies at the core of freedom of</i> …

Information Literacy

Expect Toronto's newest library bus to be packed with technology as well as books

The latest bookmobile will hit the road in May<p>The Toronto Public Library is putting the finishing touches on its newest asset — a technology-filled …

Libraries

Giza 3D - Dassault Systèmes

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

Machine Learning

Sacred Ojibwa scrolls found after 70 years

In the 1930s, an American anthropologist named Irving Hallowell journeyed north to Canada to live among the Ojibwa and study their culture. He left …

First Nations

McCain: Trump’s attacks on press are 'how dictators get started'

The Arizona senator said the nation needs a free and at times adversarial press.<p>President Donald Trump’s attacks on the press echo the language of dictators, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” warning the nation to heed lessons of history.<p>Attacks on the press, McCain said, …

Donald Trump

how do i control a dc motor with a l298n driver and a limit switch?

I have a dc motor, a l298n driver, a limit switch and a arduino mega 2560 and i want to connect them in such a way that that when the limit switch is …

Arduino

What Works Can Hurt: Side Effects in Education

This medicine can reduce fever, but it can cause a bleeding stomach. When you buy a medical product, you are given information about both its effects …

Education

How to use Google Forms to make a 'Choose your own Adventure' book

<b>Don’t want to read the whole post? Follow these simple steps.</b><p>Create your Google Form and add an introduction to the story.<br>• Add a multiple-choice …

Education Technology

Teachers become students at first-ever PD day on Indigenous studies in Ottawa

More than 140 Ottawa teachers attend PD day focused on Indigenous culture and issues<p>For the first time ever, public school teachers in Ottawa spent …

Making GREAT Makerspaces - Worlds of Learning

My work with schools across the Nation on planning and creating makerspaces has proven to me that while anyone can create a makerspace, there are …

Makerspaces

Pope Francis Says Native People Have Rights Over Their Lands

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American …

Pope Francis

Stop Student Plagiarism Before It Starts

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Teach literary novels with the goal of providing a foundation that students can draw from throughout the school year, …

Media and Information Literacy as a Tool for Reinforcing Human Rights, Countering Radicalization and Extremism: Yearbook 2016

Every year the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Yearbook analyzes an important theme related to sustainable …

Human Rights

Indigenous water solutions: 2 steps forward, 1 step back

'We will get there,' Bennett says of 5-year plan to provide drinkable tap water to all communities<p>Cleaning up drinking water in Indigenous …

Water

Fact-checkers are weapons in the post-truth wars, but they're not all on one side

The practice of spreading facts to counter falsehoods has been hailed as way to counter ‘fake news’, but on the front line the picture is becoming confused<p>In the frantic battle against falsehoods produced by enterprising Macedonian teenagers, crackpot conspiracy theorists and, with alarming …

Journalism

Some great Apps for s's with learning differences! #SpedChat #EdChat #AssistiveTech https://t.co/9rb0ELNsV5

Why a Country with Some of the World’s Best Schools Is Now Scrapping Grades

Singapore's global rankings in maths and science have made its schools the envy of the developed world, but a new push to drive grassroots innovation …

Education

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Ministry Math Resources

Ministry Funded Online Resources<p>Leaders in Mathematical Thinking<p>Ministry Developed Math-Related Monographs<p>Capacity Building<p>What Works? Research Into …

Education

Challenge theme: make us laugh

MakeYourIdeas The eagerly anticipated first Pioneers theme launch is here! Have you registered your team yet? Make sure you do. Head to the Pioneers …

Raspberry Pi

Assignment Calculator - Version 2.5 | UTL - CTL | University of Toronto Scarborough

We wish to acknowledge this land on which the University of Toronto operates. For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the …

Facebook forced to disclose more information about its ad targeting

<i>Facebook now tells each of its users which advertisers are tracking them individually through so-called</i> <i>Custom Audiences</i><i>. This change was most likely</i> …

Facebook

Shannen's Dream - Learn More

"School should be a time for dreams. Every kid deserves this." <i><br>- Shannen Koostachin</i><p>For more resources vist the Shannen's Dream Gallery.<p>Jordan & …