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About technolandy

Principaling on the Pacific in Powell River BC Pushing 'technologization' in education: blending technology and curriculum seamlessly. Advocate for better understanding of Anxiety in Education (and use of self-regulation) Utilizing ePortfolios & Descriptive Feedback to personalize learning!

Day 70 (of 189) #hackergal via @thehackergals

Day 70 (of 189) #hackergalvia @thehackergals We were so excited to take part in our first event. The girls I had loved the prompt for today and despite a minor glitch we connected with the cross-Canada stream…. and then being … Continue reading

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Day 69 (of 189) are we really preparing learners for jobs that don’t exist yet – wonder posed by @shareski enhanced by @richajensen

Day 69 (of 189) are we really preparing learners for jobs that don’t exist yet – wonder posed by @shareski enhanced by @richajensen Interesting question by @shareski Based on this article https://www.forbes.com/sites/dereknewton/2018/12/28/the-myth-of-jobs-that-dont-exist-yet/ But on an unrelated tweet, a wonder if … Continue reading

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Day 68 (of 189) think like a coder via @mclennan1977 and @mrAspinall #hourofcode @hadip

Day 68 (of 189) think like a coder via @mclennan1977 and @mraspinall #hourofcode @hadip I love #hourofcode season, the brainchild of @hadip (Hadi Partovi) that helps not alone what coding can be through a variety of strategies that can be … Continue reading

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Day 67 (of 189) prethink of #bcedchat December 8 7pm on putting the I in IEP

Day 67 (of 189) prethink of #bcedchat December 8 7pm on putting the I in IEP Acronyms. In education they are brutal. I keep catching myself making references to terms and names that I feel are universal that my wife … Continue reading

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Day 66 (of 189) visual guides

Day 66 (of 189) visual guides In a mixed up wild ride of a day…. some alignment came to light on engagement – with a couple students expressing issues with the lack of excitement in school – or as one … Continue reading

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Day 65 (of 189) regarding #pisa #pisa2019

Day 65 (of 189) regarding #pisa #pisa2019   One of the first articles https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/03/asia/pisa-rankings-2019-intl-hnk/index.html about PISA had some neat comments within it: The report’s authors stressed that the goal was not to pit countries against each other in competition, but … Continue reading

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T3D 205: Jean Piaget

T3D 205: Jean Piaget This video looks at “Papa Jean” and his contributions to how we do education. A constructivist who broke down children’s development into stages and promoted experiential learning over rote memorization. https://youtu.be/5QlyOkY3bxQ

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