I made a Screen Recording about Dog Noses

November 15, 2016 Photo by Zoe Shuttleworth, CC BY 2.0 Today we learned about Screen Recording, using Camtasia, Screencastify, and Quicktime. I played around with Camtasia for a bit, and found it easy to use (for someone like me who is not incredibly tech-savvy.) Camtasia does have a paid license, but the Google extension Screencastify …

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Diving (in the shallow end with pool floaties) into Inquiry (and how to implement it in science.)

Oct 25, 2016 Last week, our Ed-tech class took a visit to the newly refurbished Oak Bay Highshool.  I hadn't been in since the new building went up and the first impression consensus amongst many of us was: "Wow." The high ceilings, wooden panneling, updated technology, and the open-concept classrooms were modern and refreshing, setting …

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Changing education paradigms

https://youtu.be/zDZFcDGpL4U Check out the original at https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_changing_education_paradigms Sept 20th,  2016. Hi everyone! This is my first blog post on my education blog for EDCI336.  I am sharing with you a video we watched in our Multiliteracies course yesterday.  "Changing Education Paradigms" is a Ted Talk given by Sir Ken Robinson.  He describes our outdated school system, and …

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