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I attended TEDxKitchener last weekend and the first speaker of the day, Dina Pestonji, reminded me that learning has multiple entry points.  Likewise, our online book club #BIT16Reads has multiple entry points.  Here are some of the planned places where you can jump in: June 1, 2016: Begin discussing Participatory Culture in a Networked Era […]

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What a ride!  Yes all the rumours were true that teacher job action had affected the attendance at the #BIT15 conference but when I last heard, 1000 people had still registered by Thursday morning.  Not knowing what to expect we leapt forward anyway! What you might not know is that I’ve been working on developing […]

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This week Martha and Stepan made a connection to each other because they’re reading the same book and then made this beautiful connection to another text via Chapter 3 of Daniel Levitin’s book The Organized Mind Do you ever have a piece of music come to mind when you’re reading?  As an English teacher and […]

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I start off trying to set context for 4 variables in redefining reading: reader, user, hardware and software using myself as the reader/user.  Then I add in various perspectives on how digital reading is changing reading and finally I suggest that teachers and teacher-librarians can play a key role in levelling the playing field for […]

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