Dawn Anderson

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Name: Dawn Anderson
Date registered: July 24, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Introduction to Project Based Learning — April 17, 2014
  2. Primary Teacher Early Childhood M.Ed — April 3, 2014
  3. PRO D Day: March 7, 2014 Universal Design for Learning — February 13, 2014
  4. Jason Ohler Free MOOC on Digital Citizenship — January 10, 2014
  5. Science and Student Inquiry, Free Online 4 Week Coursea Course — January 8, 2014

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Apr 17

Introduction to Project Based Learning

Introduction to Project Based Learning Pro D Day: May 16th Description: If you are interested in learning about the basics of  Project Based Learning as well as being provided with time to collaborate and create your own potential lessons then this is a great place to start. Location: WCLT (103- 814 Goldstream Ave.) Time: 1-2:30pm …

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Apr 03

Primary Teacher Early Childhood M.Ed


Are you a primary teacher interested in pursuing your M.Ed. in Early Childhood? Do you like to work with colleagues and friends, discussing ways to improve your practice and sharing ideas? Come hear about the possibility of an Early Childhood cohort program at UVic, to begin summer 2015! Spend two summers (the month of July …

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Feb 13

PRO D Day: March 7, 2014 Universal Design for Learning

Description: What’s the Buzz about UDL? Want to learn more about a proactive planning framework to support all learners in a diverse classroom? Curious about how technology ‘fits’? Then this workshop is for you! Be prepared to roll up your sleeves to develop lessons and learn how you can apply the UDL framework and incorporate …

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Jan 10

Jason Ohler Free MOOC on Digital Citizenship

  Free Course of Digital Citizenship – starts next week Dr. Jason Ohler, professor Emeritus, Educational Technology, University of Alaska, is an excellent presenter on digital literacy and digital citizenship.  Here is a link to his site filled with great resources:  http://www.jasonohler.com/index.cfm       Ohler is offering a free MOOC on Digital Citizenship starting next week.  …

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Jan 08

Science and Student Inquiry, Free Online 4 Week Coursea Course

Inquiry Science Learning: Perspectives & Practices 4 – Student-Centered Inquiry In this course, teachers will develop the skills essential to move from a top-down content delivery model of science instruction to one in which the teacher is a guide, enabling students to create shared meaning of important science concepts. Rice University is offering this for …

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Jan 08

UBC’s MEd in Technology Studies Education

If you are interested in pursuing your Masters, UBC has just posted all of the information and links for their Technology Studies program. UBC¹s MEd in Technology Studies Education, with a focus on Digital Learning and Curriculum (DLC). The program begins in July, and applications will be accepted until February 15. This month we¹ll be …

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May 07

NEW Elementary Graduation Diploma: Learning Through Exploration In The Formative Years

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Learning Through Exploration   Kim Dunnigan from Simon Fraser University will be providing an information session on Wednesday, May 15th at 3:30- 5:00pm in the Conference Room at the Sooke School Board Office for all elementary teachers interested in furthering their studies. This Graduate Diploma Program focused on Learning Through Exploration In The Formative Years will start September 2013. If …

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Apr 09

Friday April 19th Next Steps with SMART Boards

Hi everyone, We are excited to see you all again! Here is everything you need to know (hopefully!) for next Friday’s get together. Please email if you have any questions of concerns. Instructor: Sasha Zekulin, a SMART certified Education Consultant Date: Friday, April 19th Time: 9am to 2:30pm Location: #103-814 Goldstream Ave. Parking: You may park …

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Apr 02

Inquiry Based Learning


Inquiry Based Learning Inquiry based learning is an approach that I have chosen to incorporate into my A&W 10 Math class, which is an approach to teaching and learning that allows for a deeper understanding in students by providing opportunities for active involvement in learning.  This approach was made clear to me at the Technology and …

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Jan 29

Step-by-Step Connecting to SD62 VPN with a District Laptop

Over the course of the summer the IT department created a Virtual Private Network (VPN) so that teachers and administrators who have district laptops and have access to a wireless network away from the school could and can log-in using their district log-in. Their (or your) computer will then act like it would if you were at work (school) with …

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