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About digitalnative

Using technology is the new contemporary literacy for the learners of tomorrow. I am on a personal mission to evangelize emerging technology in education. Currently facilitating a Grade 6 Inquiry Learning Vortex.

Finally, a blog post

So here’s the deal. I’m a bit impatient when it comes to some things. “How long is that download going to take?” “Come on, boot up faster” “Seriously? Six months until the next OS update?” Interestingly though I find myself … Continue reading

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Graduating with Technology

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Why BYOD? (Bring Your Own Device)

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Acting into Thinking

It’s easier to act your way into a new way of thinking than to think your way into a new way of acting. – Millard Fuller We use this quote frequently with our Action Research groups. I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Reflective writing and finding your focus

As teaching professionals we have an ideal to-do list. For some of us these lists are big. Really big. All too often they are prefaced by the phrase, “One day …”. How can we reconnect with our priorities in order … Continue reading

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iPod Nano 09 in the Literacy Classroom

There is a new tool that has just been released this September that you should seriously consider adding to your literacy classroom. Apple’s new iPod Nano now sports a built in microphone (in the ear buds) and a video camera, … Continue reading

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Literacy vs Digital Literacy

I would argue that core literacy skills as outlined in all of our YRDSB documents have not changed, however the tool set may have. If by digital literacy we’re referring to the use of technology and digital tools then that’s … Continue reading

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