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What effect has the increasing use of technology had on Indigenous education and the passing on of knowledge from one generation to the next? Technological advances in education can often cut both ways, especially when we move beyond pedagogical issues and think about the cultural issues that they bring up. In this week’s episode, Dave […]

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With the increased prominence of social media and technology, professional development for teachers has become even more important in order to stay on the right side of the curve. It used to be that we improved our practice by commiserating with our immediate colleagues and maybe went to a conference or a seminar. Now it’s […]

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Voting for our new theme song Fiona’s pick: Chased by a Cow Jenny’s pick: Digital Stop Dave’s pick: Microinfinity Voting is now closed. See Episode 35 for results. We live in a culture saturated by media and technology. Living in that culture, it becomes imperative to learn to how to critically examine various media and […]

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E-Learning is more than just online learning at a distance. It can also involve the varied uses of educational technologies to enhance face-to-face courses as well. UBC’s Faculty of Education is making great strides toward enhancing all aspects of e-learning. In this week’s episode, Jenny talks to Norman Daoust, Director, Academic & Information Technologies here […]

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We all know the stereotype. A classroom full of kids, all sitting at their desks, paying rapt attention to their teacher at the front of the room. There is no fidgeting, no sleeping, no kid texting on his iPhone under the desk. At least the teacher would like to think that’s true. Of course we […]

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Interested in learning how to use Interactive White Boards (SMART boards) in your classroom? EPLT, along with the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, is offering a 2-day workshops on using SMART Boards in your classroom. From the program web site: Teachers will work on developing literacies, lessons, and learning strategies that can be used in […]

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