Archive for February, 2013

So it’s February. At the start of the school year I set Grades 3-5 off on using Google Sites as their digital portfolios. It’s about time I sit down and reflect on the process. Background This was not a formal school policy to use Google Sites, it was something I introduced to the teachers and […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 07:51 2 comments

This week we travelled to Alex Guenther’s Grade 7 Humanities Minecraft world. And what a world it is! It was great to see, for the first time in our series, a middle school Minecraft project. Thanks Alex for showing us around!  

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 08:21 0 comments

I spent the weekend figuring out how to get my Minechat┬ávodcast (do people use this word?) episodes listed in iTunes so people can subscribe to them there. It wasn’t easy. But I got there and this is how I did it! I want my videos on Youtube, it’s a popular place for people to go […]

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 13:42 0 comments

Along with discussions ongoing throughout the year, it’s necessary to put out a survey to the teachers before even contemplating what technology purchases we wish for next year. This survey gives myself and the administration reflections on this year and recommendations from teachers for next year; what’s working and what needs to be looked at. […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 08:00 0 comments

Our Minechat vodcast rolled on this week with an episode tailored to hearing about how teachers feel when starting off with Minecraft. Michelle Chan joined us from Hong Kong to talk about the start of her journey using Minecraftedu and how they plan to use Minecraft in an upcoming unit of inquiry. Minechat Episode 1 […]

Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 11:00 0 comments
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