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Collaborative Learning in Music - Get With The Team

Welcome to the first post for 2015.  In this post, I would like to examine and explore the reasons that we play music in ensembles. This has in fact been a learning journey for me in my career as a music educator. 2,367 more words

Music Education

educationalist04 reblogged this on The Learning Renaissance and commented:

This is the latest work of my Australian colleague, Phil Rooke, who has a way with words and music. I recommend it for its sound theoretical underpinning and practical panache...

Then and Now: My Journey in Constructivism

ZPD, MKO, scaffolding, modeling; these are but a few principle in Constructivism that allows for greater teaching and maximized learning for students. My limited knowledge in these principles enables me to critique and reflect on my previous practices as an ESL teacher before. 324 more words

EDS 103 - Theories Of Learning

Technologies and Thinking

Technologies and thinking
Digital technologies offer new ways for students to represent their thinking, helping them clarify ideas, make connections, identify patterns, and reflect on their thinking across the curriculum. 112 more words

Collaborative Learning

Bitcoin and the Blockchain: Financial Quagmire or Evolutionary Stampede.

This lecture was part of an introductory workshop on the subject of cryptocurrenies, held at the Grenoble Ecole de Management on the 19th of February 2015. 267 more words

Digital Currency

School Wiki!

Recently I invested some time to develop a Wiki for my students to submit their work and have some discussions. I was sick of wasting so much paper on temporary posters, pamphlets and worksheets! 162 more words

Physical Education

Discussing SRL with Lindsay McCardle

Today I had the amazing opportunity to meet with Lindsay McCardle and discuss Self-Regulated Learning (SRL). Lindsay McCardle is just finishing her PHD on the topic of SRL at… 285 more words


Making guidelines for graduate students

I strive for effective, compassionate supervision and I clarify my goals, approach and expectations in my guidelines for graduate students (available here, from McGill’s… 208 more words