• IT4K12 WordPress Slides

    Here are my slides from the WordPress session at IT4K12 conference. I’ll try and get them up on slideshare as well shortly. it4k12 wordpress slides pptx It4k12 wordpress View more presentations from School District 60: Peace River North

  • Technology and Safety

    A new resource called Technology and Safety has been added to the district moodle site. It is directed specifically at parents and other adults. We will be creating another course around safety for the teachers in the WWP to use with their students.

  • Rural Schools Technology Trainer Session

    October 22nd, 2008 Sheraton Wall Centre The trainer session goes over how to support our rural teachers in the cohort. Highlights Session was provided F2F with a synchronous elluminate video/slide feed. Rural Schools will provide four elluminate sessions through BCELC for leadership development. Looking for partnerships with district initiatives so that we are maximizing opportunities […]

  • ERAC 2008: Wrap-up

    Looking at streaming video. A possible change for next year would be purchasing videos provincially and selling them (similar to what the ministry used to do) in digital formats at low cost with specific BC focus. There is a concerted effort to keep people informed, but cannot release negotiation info until things are agreed upon. […]

  • ERAC 2008: Video and Streaming in the Classroom

    Waynor and Discovery Education streaming (aka united streaming) are in partnership with this streaming project. http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/ Started the session with questions from the group to help and steer the direction of the presentation which included whether these can be embedded into moodle, what are the costs, compatibility, bandwidth issues etc. Discovery Education streaming is a […]

  • ERAC 2008: Online Databases

    Question about all or nothing offer with the online databases is apparently a hot topic. My understanding is that it is $1.65 / FTE in your district is pretty steep when only our high school has used them. 5800 x 1.65 = $9,570 per year when our Teacher-Librarians have shared with me that NPSS is […]

  • ERAC 2008: Inspiration

    We already have district licencing for Inspiration for all of our mac laptops. I’m enjoying using it more and more for different projects that I need a visual of the links and organization. Gantt charts is helping as well for tielines (http://ganttproject.biz) I’m currently using inspiration for a mindmap with the restructuring project. I learned […]

  • ERAC: MS Learning Essentials Templates

    We were provided with a CD of templates with 390 different MS templates… I can zip these and post them here for people to download. They are freely available through MS. The powerpoint presentation will be available at http://nbteacher.wikispaces.com These are amazing! I’ve seen some of the templates on the wwp image. I wonder if […]

  • ERAC Digital Conference 2008

    Oct 2&3 SFU Surrey Here are my notes from the ERAC conference no influence is more pervasive or significant on student learning that is the teaching process ERAC Professional Learning Model: Assist districts in providing enriched student learning environments to increase student achievement Annual meetings with district contacts Professional learning and training opportunities… two contacts […]