Bridging the Gap With Better Access to Digital Learning

Bridging the Gap With Better Access to Digital Learning

When I think about the importance of connectivity in Ontario’s North, I think about Jessica Taylor. Jessica completed her Early Childhood Education diploma at Confederation College through Contact North, right in her hometown of Ginoogaming First Nation, Ontario.  “I liked online learning. I can work at my ... Continue Reading
Creating memories and wonder in the classroom

Creating memories and wonder in the classroom

It looks like an ordinary classroom. There are chalkboards and posters on the wall; students sit at their desks, ready to learn. But what happens in Michael Leonard’s grade four classroom at St. John’s Catholic Elementary School in the Waterloo ... Continue Reading
think workshop

Part 1 THINK 2015 Workshop Notes: Break and Remake Learning

We know that our educations systems must change to prepare students for a future we can’t fathom. With discussion from emerging leaders using technology to enable self-directed, collaborative, participatory learning in our own backyard, here are the key takeaways. Workshop Moderator: ... Continue Reading
What Keeps Teachers Up at Night?

What Keeps Teachers Up at Night?

Do you identify with these sentiments from Ontario educators about technology in the classroom? From connectivity to accessibility to devices per student, read about the key issues that concern these today's K-12 teachers.Nathan Karstulovich (Durham District School Board), Lisa Noble ... Continue Reading
Watch Students Innovate at #EdAppHack

Watch Students Innovate at #EdAppHack

"We've learned a lot about computer science and programming in school, but coming to an event like this actually allows us to put those skills to work," said Kirill Kozlov, a grade-12 student from William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute at #EdAppHack, a ... Continue Reading