Online PD Monthly

The Online PD Monthly is the RECIT Provincial Service's newsletter in which you will find: a video of an important thinker selected for it's relevance in education, an opinion piece on technology in education, some favorite tweets of the month, a quotable calendar page, and other info.
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I took a MOOC, I wasn't hooked, but I'll take another look.

November 2013 *** *** *** Tablet… Brand New Tool, Same Old School? With videos from Sam Gliksman, David Thornburg, and Marc-André Lalande. + Change Is Scary

Mooie selectie van video September 2013 - Gamification and 3 DevPro videos.

Summer 2012 ***** Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education --- Still waiting for the right tech?

June 2012 ***** Hans Rosling: Religion and Babies (the power of data visualisation) --- How Netflix is changing my view of education --- BYOD in the Century

October How Do We Learn to Search the Internet? In response to a great Edutopia article. Contains videos from College Humor (crude language warning).

Summer 2014: ISTE Special

May The Will of the People Is Always Right. If technology is so prevalent, it's because we wanted it to be. Shouldn't this be reflected in school as well?

2013 *** What's the place of the book in a content-rich multimedia environment? Video by Marc Prensky and book suggestions.

October 2013 *** *** *** Rethinking School and Education With videos from GOOD Magazine, Sir Ken Robinson, Dr. Yong Zhao & als. + Failing Superman and 3 new DevPro videos

Online PD Monthly - Summer 2013 - Special ISTE Edition

Geoffrey Canada grew up in an impoverished neighborhood in the South Bronx, with a mother who believed deeply in education. So upon getting his degree from B.

John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it seems, and it’s all good news.

March 2013 ***** PISA tests- what for? --- A Marc Prensky Primer --- Flipping Out. part 2

February 2013 ***** The Future of Learning --- Video Games Get It.