We cannot let the comfort zones of educators limit our children. Reliance on paper-based textbooks creates enormous workflow for children who need a digital format. Banning cell phones in response to inappropriate use ignores our negligence in ever teaching children to use mobile devices effectively. How do our adult practices limit children in 2017? From […]
Do you feel it now? There have been so many predictions about the increasing pace of change, the volatility and uncertainty in exponential times, and the ambiguity in how to make good decisions. It’s been a year since Canada’s Digital Talent Strategy was released. It’s a very different time now than it was in March […]
We all know carbon dating has been disproven. Homosexuality is a choice. Climate change is a hoax. Hillary is a criminal. Everyone should carry a gun for protection. All of these statements have been treated as facts in the media over the past few weeks, in preparation for USA to go to the polls. And […]
Today in Thunder Bay, close to 60 parents gave up their Saturday to learn about parent leadership in our education system. The Ministry of Education sponsored event was an opportunity for parents to learn all about what is important in education and how to access funds to share knowledge in their boards. I was so […]
You’ve decided to self-direct your professional learning on Twitter. Your students want a class Facebook page. Your school board is implementing a BYOD policy. Where can you go to ensure you and your students will thrive in online environments? OSAPAC has led the creation of three series of resources for Ontario educators. Digital Citizenship and […]
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