Monthly Archives: February 2011

Interview with Charlotte

Charlotte is a friend of mine.  She is a homestay student in grade 12.  Charlotte is from China and she said that I could interview her about her education experiences in China and Canada. Here is the interview! Me:  Tell … Continue reading

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Do You Teach or Educate?

Watch this video! After watching this video think back to your education experience.  Were you taught or educated?  I think that it is easier for the teacher to teach information, but to teach the student to critically think and inquire … Continue reading

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Man vs. Computer

Jeopardy has an interesting series of three shows on this week.  They are taking the two top Jeopardy players of all time and facing them off against an IBM computer named Watson.  This is the ultimate Man vs. Computer….who will … Continue reading

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Tech Task #6

The Door Scene This was the most challenging task that we have done so far.  I enjoyed learning about how to add sound effects and music to videos.  I was actress that you will see on screen.  This was an … Continue reading

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Tech Task #7

This is a podcast that I made using garageband and soundcloud tools. This is a tool that I might use in my classroom to communicate with students and parents. Have a listen! podcast

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World’s On Fire

This is a video and song by Sarah Maclachlan called World’s On Fire.  In this video, she talks about how normally she might spend $150 000 on a music video but this one she spent $15.  The video talks about many … Continue reading

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Are schools still relevent?

I think that it is an interesting idea, are schools still relevent?  As teachers, I believe that schools are relevent but maybe not in the way that they once were.  I think that schools are still relevent because they give … Continue reading

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