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#UGIGnite15: the UGDSB leadership conference on Innovation

The UGDSB hosts its educators and leadership team at a 30 hour conference filled with keynotes, colleague workshops and of course, networking! This year the theme is to ignite our innovation in education.

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Web literacies – a part of digital literacies

The Mozilla Web Literacy Map version 1.5 was released in the spring and is the result of an ongoing project at the Mozilla Foundation to define the skills and competencies that are required to read, write and participate on the web. 2,072 more words

Informal Learning

Transliteracy Workshop: From Wikipedia to Academia

 I’m excited to be co-teaching my first USF workshop this week. The result of a partnership between my mentor and the First Year Success Institute (FSI), we’re looking at bridging the transition from exploratory, tertiary source material to optimized discovery utilizing our databases. 56 more words

CanConnectEd2015: Transliteracy and the teacher-librarian

This week I’ve been attending the Connect conference in Niagara Falls for the first time and as a representative of the Ontario School Library Association Council… 233 more words

The Millionaires' Club

Fourth graders from Ms. Jackson’s and Ms. Lopez’s are learning about the stock market and finances.  In a group selected by the teachers, children are able to learn about the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ exchange. 105 more words

Literacy, Test Literacy and Equality

‘The Elements of Literacy” addressed a serious issue with recent changes to the education system. No Child Left Behind is possibly the biggest change to teaching in the past century, it changed the way we access students and standardized teaching methods throughout. 384 more words

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