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June #AMDSBKidsChat: Reflection

Posted in #AMDSBkidschat, Character, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Educational Programs, Innovation, New Literacies, Reflection, Social Media, and Twitter

It’s June! We’ve had a wonderful year with students across #AMDSBLearns who have engaged in our monthly #AMDSBKidsChat. Now it’s time to reflect on your school year!  There are no videos…

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Fun Year End Project: Kids Needed!

Posted in Character, Collaboration, Connections-based Learning (CBL), Creativity, Digital Citizenship, Educational Programs, Innovation, New Literacies, and Video Conferencing

Beginning in January 2017 A Kids’ Guide to Canada launched and caught the attention of thousands of excited Canadian teachers, principals, superintendents, directors, trustees, and parents.  With over a quarter…

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Carpool Karaoke EDU Edition Challenge

Posted in Coding, Collaboration, Communication, Computational Thinking, Creativity, Innovation, New Literacies, Professional Development, Reflection, and Teacher Feature

Earlier this year Brian Aspinall started posting his reflections in video format –karaoke style– to share his thinking and inspire conversations about computational thinking and coding in education. More recently…

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May #AMDSBKidsChat: Unity

Posted in #AMDSBkidschat, Character, Collaboration, Communication, Connections-based Learning (CBL), Creativity, Critical Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Educational Programs, Innovation, New Literacies, Reflection, Social Media, and Twitter

Join us as we discuss #Unity during our next #AMDSBkidschat on May 17th from 10AM-11AM. #AMDSBKidsChat is a great place for students to connect with their peers, creatively share ideas, improve literacy skills…

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Teacher Feature & Student Showcase: Robot Rally at MDHS

Posted in Blog-gone it - that's a Great Idea!, Coding, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving, Robotics, Student Showcase, and Teacher Feature

I had the pleasure of attending a Robotics Challenge hosted by Michelle McDonald and her students at MDHS last week. Kids spent the day coding robots and participating in a series…

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