A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to hear Penny Kittle speak about reading and how complex it is for intermediate/senior teachers to teach.  Kittle estimates that in 1st year college/university that the average pages a student reads is 500.  She proposed that the #1 reason that students drop out after first year […]

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[View the story “Crowd sourcing Psycho using #maODSS” on Storify] Trying to teach about Hitchcock’s Psycho, how Twitter can be used for learning and improving the self-directedness of learning all at once in media arts using the Twitter hashtag #maODSS Storified by Alanna King· Wed, Mar 06 2013 17:22:17

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Resource title: TakingITGlobal Author: TakingITGlobal Bibliographic entry TakingITGlobal (Ed.). (2012). [Http://www.tigweb.org/]. Retrieved November 30, 2012, from TakingITGlobal website: http://www.tigweb.org/ Description Using the “philosophy of Ken Wilber, which posits that there are 4 areas (quadrants) where progressive development can occur: Interior Individual, Exterior Individual, Interior Collective, and Exterior Collective” http://www.tigweb.org/about/why/change.html Reaction The causes sound very noble but the […]

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Resource title: Canadian Student Research Centre Author: EBSCOhost Bibliographic entry Ebsco Industries. (2012). Canadian Student Research Centre. Description This database is designed for students to access media and book sources through a search.  It is has many features to assist with search terms including a visual search, sorting results and lexile. Reaction This is the […]

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Book title: The Canadian Encyclopedia Author: Historica-Dominion Bibliographic entry Historica-Dominion (Ed.). (2012). The Canadian encyclopedia. Retrieved from The Canadian Encyclopedia database. Description Organized by key people and events in Canadian history, the encyclopedia has fact-based articles searchable by keyword.  It also recommends articles for browsing and links to a live bilingual blog that highlights different topics within […]

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Book title: Bats: Furry fliers of the night Author: Mary Kay Carson Bibliographic entry  Carson, M. K. (2012). Bats: Furry fliers of the night. Bookerella. Description This book app or bapp is a brand-new hybrid non-fiction book mixed with an ipad app.  It is broken into seven chapters starting with descriptions of bats and their habitats […]

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