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Category: Educational resources
Parents could be forgiven for thinking that our children are born media literate. They are mediatized, certainly, even before they are born: it’s a rare baby shower that doesn’t feature Elsa or Elmo in one form or another. As for digital literacy, kids take to devices like the proverbial ducks to water, quickly becoming expert […]
Careful planning, support and shared educator learning are the keys to success.
Back in high school when I ran for a seat on the students’ council, a group of young women showed up at my doorstep one evening to help me with crafting catchy slogans and jazzy campaign posters. I remember thinking “Wow!” because I had not even asked for their help! Their unexpected support boosted my […]
For many years the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) ran a successful Lesson Aids program which allowed for teachers to either come to the building to buy vetted, paper-based teacher-created resources at a low price or order them, from a catalogue, though the mail. As the federation moved to an online presence, the catalogue was […]
Passion, lifelong learning, experience, leadership, and creativity: What do these words have in common? They describe the work of 24 members of The Manitoba Teachers’ Society who are the Teacher-Led Learning Team (TLLT). Members of the team—who are active teachers and principals themselves—collaborate to design workshops that bring learners together in meaningful ways with practical […]