Author Archives: Yvonne Dawydiak

About Yvonne Dawydiak

@yvonnedtechtalk UBC Teacher Education Technology Integration Mentor | MET Manager MET Graduate Enviro-interested non-profit director - birdsonthebay.ca

Search Smarter not Harder!

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Are you busy searching for articles and resources to complete your inquiry project or to support your lesson and unit planning? Did you know that the UBC Ed library has links to your school district’s online resources and resource catalogues? … Continue reading

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Take a Break and Make!

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Visit our ‘pop up’ mini-makerspace in Scarfe 155¬† this week and next (Tuesday and Wednesday at noon) for some Squishy Circuit hands-on inquiry. Explore ways to bring hands-on learning to your classroom through activities that spark imagination through playful exploration … Continue reading

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Create your own gif’s

A GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a file format for both animated and static images. Gif files are well-suited for the web due to the level of ‘compression’ (how small they are and how fast they load). Gif files can … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Practicum!

With the two week practicum just around the corner, we want to remind TC’s that technology integration support is available as they plan and prepare for this initial teaching experience! What: Scarfe Digital Sandbox Sessions¬† Where: Scarfe 155 Education Library … Continue reading

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iPad possibilities

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This week in the Scarfe Sandbox we explored some iPad apps that can support formative assessment (among other things). I frequently offer students the opportunity to share their learning using one of the ‘whiteboard’ style applications such as ‘Explain Everything’ … Continue reading

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Powerful presentation tools and Amazing image search tips

There are so many places to go, so many things to see. I realize this sounds a bit like a Dr. Seuss, but it is just so true when it comes to the wealth of available resources on the net … Continue reading

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Scarfe Digital Sandbox Sessions

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Welcome to another year of learning in the Teacher Education Program! We know that it has been a very full last two weeks and we hope those new to Scarfe are finding their way. Here in the Library Computing Commons … Continue reading

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