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As easy as Eh, B, C: A look at pK-12 Education in Canada A look at pK-12 Education in Canada. Aired February 23rd, 2016  The US and Canada are two countries divided by much more than a common border. Despite what many in the US believe, Canada is not only

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Passing Judgement: How Your Instructional Assets are Being Reviewed. Hosted by Bridget Foster Aired December 15th, 2015  While many educators use teaching materials they find and adapt there is still an important role for thoughtful evaluation and review of resources, particularly those that will receive the blessing of a governing

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July 2015, Play to Learn, Part II: 21st Century Success Through Game-based Learning  In our first Play to Learn show we discussed if and how games are becoming an integral part of today’s school-based learning experiences. In this show, we will look at the role games can play in developing skills

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April 2015, Play to Learn Part I: Educational Games as Mainstream Instructional Resources  It is a quite common thing to say that anything that requires work is “not all fun and games”. Students often use this phrase to describe learning both in and out of the classroom. Parents responding to whining

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January 2015, Re-forming Summative Assessments:  Blurring the line between learning and testing What if we could make that timeless question ‘Will this be on the test’ irrelevant? In today’s mainstream educational system we clearly differentiate between assessment and learning. Even when it comes to assessment meant to inform learning (formative assessment)

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October 2014, School is Where Your Brain is: The Home-School Connection Historically, learning took place throughout all aspects of a child’s life. Maybe not traditionally, maybe it’s in the distant past with the advent of school, but many made an assumption that that is where learning takes place as opposed

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May 2014, Privacy, Anonymity, and Instruction Privacy today looks very different than it did 20 years ago… and the drive toward more personalized instruction from students, parents, and educators challenges privacy even further. Is it possible to build barriers to thwart data thieves and support general anonymity while providing educators with

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March 2014, Putting the ‘Person’ in Personalized Our education system is a one size fits some environment. What happens as we move towards personalized learning and what opportunities are available for educators, administrators, students and parents? Personalized learning has been constructed around our traditional beliefs of what it means to

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February 2014, Betting on 1:1 Odds Will one tablet solve our education headaches? Increasingly, districts are looking to 1:1 devices as a critical component of personalized learning and addressing mediocre student performance. Michael Jay and our guests will chew on hard questions like, is one-to-one the right model? Will implementation of

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