Lori MacDonald

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The problem with 'Problematic'

One word’s meteoric journey from academic jargon to mainstream language to over-used cliché.<p>The word “problematic” has become problematic. 2015 may …

Feminism

10 key takeaways about differences between classroom, blended, online and open learning

Every teacher or instructor needs to decide where on the continuum a particular course or program should be<p>Lucky readers: you get a bonus! This is …

Education Technology

12 must-read graphic novels adapted from classic literature

Don't read these just to 'simplify' difficult texts, but as works of literature in their own right.<p>Comic narrative, or what Scott McCloud has called …

Literature

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5 Things Every Canadian Should Know About The Canadian Flag

OTTAWA - Canada's iconic Maple Leaf flag turns 50 next month. Five things every self-respecting Canadian ought to know about its history:<p><b>The flag was</b> …

Canada
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Canadian agencies use data stolen by foreign hackers, memo reveals

Canadian government hackers sometimes help themselves to data that they can see being stolen by foreign adversaries such as China, according to a leaked document.<p>The disclosure that Western intelligence agencies piggyback on rival spy efforts was first reported this week by The Intercept, an online …

Magna Carta provides a historical anchor for our rights

The idea that our rights are rooted in history is hugely attractive in anxious times. Liberty is the natural and enduring state of humanity, according to our hopeful modern interpretation of Magna Carta. Everything else is a momentary aberration.<p>We live in a world, and in a country, where the …

Magna Carta

Lives lived, unseen: Jewish ghetto life in Nazi-occupied Poland

Henryk Ross’s unexpected, often shocking, images of Jewish ghetto life get their first comprehensive show<p>In the summer of 1944, following Nazi orders …

Historical Photography

Journalism professor's lessons live on

It was 37 years ago when we met, a frightened student and a rumpled teacher in an awkward moment that changed a life.<p>It was a hot early summer day in the rural Midwest, and I was wandering the empty halls of<p>Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a state college in a swatch of pastures and woods …

Journalism

A Good Google Drive Tool to Enhance Students' Reading and Writing Skills

November 18, 2014 <i><br>Read and Write for Google</i> is a powerful tool that integrates with both the web and Google Drive to offer reading and writing help. …

This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

With a recycling bin and some scrap paper.

Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social

An annual report by The Open University said the current key challenge for education specialists is to engage thousands of learners in productive …

eLearning

Man loses pregnant wife, premature son in the span of three days: Heartbreaking video shows Chris Picco singing 'Blackbird' to his dying son http://www.cbc.ca/newsblogs/yourcommunity/2014/11/post-113.html

Joss Whedon Explains Exactly What It Takes To Be A Male Feminist

It's pretty simple to say you're a feminist. It takes a bit more to actually be one.<p>Joss Whedon has always known this. Nearly 20 years after creating "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," he still fields questions about why he writes strong female characters.<p>But men don't need critical acclaim or a …

Feminism

Fear Not: Why I Took My Five-Year-Old on a Tour of Parliament

When my son and I stepped onto Parliament Hill Monday morning, he was immediately drawn to the centennial flame and its seemingly miraculous ability …

Canadian Parliament

Your Creativity Might Be Stifled By Your Expertise

Your expertise got you where you are. But will it keep you from seeing where to go next?<p>It's great to be an expert, right? Of course it is. But is it possible that your expertise is actually undermining your ability to think creatively and be open to new ideas? Recent research has revealed that …

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