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Sharing Educational Thoughts

Feb 04, 2013 jjamison
Sharing Educational Thoughts

February 4, 2013 The Evolution of CooperationJenny Mackness, February 4, 2013 Cooperation is a topic of interest to me - especially insofar as it differs from collaboration, which is something very distinct. So the notes from Howard Rheingold's class on the literacy of cooperation are of interest to me. This summary from Jenny Mackness covers the history or evolution of cooperation. "If Darwinian…

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An Evening with Dr. Richard Allington and Dr. McGill Franzen Video.

Feb 04, 2013 jjamison

 COTA members were very fortunate to have an opportunity to attend an evening with two of the keynote speakers from the two day summit " When Vulnerable Readers Thrive - Dreams Come True ". Dr. Richard Allington and Dr. Anne McGill-Franzen spoke on How to Help Vulnerable Readers Thrive. Click here for a recording of their evening session.

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February 15th Pro-D Day

Feb 03, 2013 jjamison

Here are some additional sessions: 1.  Emergency First Aid and CPR seminar for Feb 15 at KLO from 8am to 3 pm   Cost is $120 and it will include lunch.  All materials will be provided as well as certification upon completion of the course.   Register with Mike   Mike Sodaro KLO Middle School Athletic Director 250.870.5106   2. Technology Teachers - Project Ideation 8:30am to 2:30 Dr.…

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February 15th Professional Development Day Brochure

Jan 20, 2013 jjamison

Brochure We have an excellent line up of keynote speakers and presenters. There is something for everyone! Registration will open January 25th through eReg. Registration for Keynote speakers is presently open.

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What kind of education for what kind of future?

Jan 14, 2013 jjamison

James Burke What kind of education for what kind of future? "What if, through centuries of onwards-and-upwards, exploration and discovery, advancing the frontiers of knowledge, accelerating progress, blah blah... what if it turned out we'd been on the wrong track all along?" James Burke explores the intriguing possibility that the future is no longer what it used to be. He argues that we may have…

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