Reflections on the value of teaching and what it means to be a teacher…
This is a particularly good Ted Talk. Favourite quotes include:
- The infinite information search engines provide us today translates into zero knowledge. If there is not a filtering of relevant information and establishment of links among the relevant bits if information infinite information tends to zero knowledge; and,
- Innovation in education is not that hard. It is a sum. It is a sum of generosity, gratitude and inspiration.
Definitely worth listening to. Catch it here…
Work on this Bill of Rights & Principles began in Palo Alto, California, on December 14, 2012. We convened a group of people passionate about learning, about serving today’s students, and about using every tool we could imagine to respond better to the needs of students in a global, interactive, digitally connected world.
Learn more, and read the full Bill of Rights at Edsurge.
The new online media solution for today’s classroom
Many of you already view our high-quality, award-winning productions in the classroom on DVD (or even VHS!).
Now, with an educational subscription to CAMPUS, you can access a large collection of NFB films and interactive titles via computer—along with new, super easy-to-use educational tools designed just for you.
Jan 28th is Data Privacy Day. Check out a new resource from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
Social Smarts is a “comic book to help young Canadians better understand and navigate privacy issues in the online world.”
Learn more here. Download the document as HTML or as a PDF file at Youth Privacy.