“The Ken Spencer Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning was established with the generous contribution of Dr. Ken Spencer to recognize and publicize innovative work that is sustainable and has the potential of being taken up by others; to encourage a focus on transformative change in schools; and to provide profile for classroom innovation within school districts, schools, and the media.”
The Waterloo Region District School Board’s Futures Forum Program was recognized for for innovation today at a ceremony hosted at Forest Heights C.I.
Ron Canual, CEO of the Canadian Education Association presenting the aware to Chair Ted Martin.
WRDSB Director John Bryant
Perspective from CEA member Marty Keast
See the amazing work in these Canadian schools.
The 13-14 Ken Spencer Award finalists
Full press release: CEA_PR_KSAward_2014
Social Media in the Classroom and School Community
CEA International 1:1 Computing Conference
Mark W. Carbone
Corbett Ball: Change Perspective
Joe Cvetish on Blogging
Jane Mitchinson-Schwartz on Google Docs
Aaron: student voice
Andrew: student voice
Teacher Andrew Bieronski
Teacher Gavin Albrecht
Waterloo Region District School Board Responsible Use Procedure
WRDSB Digital Literacies Pathway
Q & A from the Today’s Meet back channel:
Facebook training around privacy, security and appropriate use of groups and teacher fan pages was provided through after school workshops, online workshops via Adobe Connect at a variety of times after school and evening, as well as site based workshops arranged through our instructional technology consultants.
Edmodo is also used by many teachers.
Internet radio re-broadcasts of the session, advertised on Twitter and G+, will be available via QueST Radio 1-24 .
~Mark & Ed