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Welcome to the We Inspire Futures podcasting project. We interview Canadian educators about issues that matter to you—in 10 minutes or less! Visit www.weinspirefutures.com to learn more.

Latest Episodes

Using Social Media as Conversation - (Paul McGuire Part 2)

Paul’s career in education has included roles as a teacher, vice-principal and principal, elementary panel project leader for Trillium implementation, and System-wide Program Coordinator for Academic Information Technology. In his position as Program Coordinator, Paul supervised and supported the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s eLearning initiatives; including the implementation of the Board’s first on-line credit courses, and an extensive number of projects highlighting the use of Information Technology in the classroom, school and Board. Following his work with TCDSB, Paul joined The Learning Partnership as their first Director of Technology Strategy. Here his responsibilities included the management and direction of the Teacher eLearning Research/Demonstration Project that focused on enhancing professional development for teachers in Mathematics and Science/Technology using a blended eLearning model. Recently Paul has been involved in a variety of consulting projects ...

10 MIN2013 JAN 25
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Using Social Media as Conversation - (Paul McGuire Part 2)

How to Achieve 90+ Engagement in the High School Classroom

Mark Melnyk is the dynamic Head of History and Contemporary Studies at Markville Secondary School in Markham. Ontario. For more information about Mark's work visit his professional page: http://www.markville.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca

9 MIN2012 NOV 3
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How to Achieve 90+ Engagement in the High School Classroom

Exchange Mentoring Inspires Everyone to Take Action

Paul McGuire describes exchange mentoring and how expert students fit in to our collaborative work with new technologies in the classroom. Finding a purpose for technology tools will help educators to facilitate collaboration to engage students of all ages. If you're new at this, Paul will inspire you to take the next step. Paul's career in education has included roles as a teacher, vice-principal and principal, elementary panel project leader for Trillium implementation, and System-wide Program Coordinator for Academic Information Technology. In his position as Program Coordinator, Paul supervised and supported the Toronto Catholic District School Board's eLearning initiatives; including the implementation of the Board's first on-line credit courses, and an extensive number of projects highlighting the use of Information Technology in the classroom, school and Board. Following his work with TCDSB, Paul joined The Learning Partnership as their first Director of Technology Strategy. ...

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Exchange Mentoring Inspires Everyone to Take Action

Discover Balanced Digital Literacy with Mali and Jim

We Inspire Futures is very pleased to bring you a conversation with visionary educators Mali Bickley and Jim Carleton. Listen as Mali and Jim explain the concept of balanced digital literacy in teacher and administrator professional development. Jim discusses the Lord of the Eflies and Mali explains how important it is to add a shared component to our practice. Setting a purpose for technology use is the key to success with projects that inspire students to collaborate with students around the world. http://www.weinspirefutures.com Mali Bickley has 31 years experience as a classroom teacher and literacy coach. Over the past 8 years, she has used ICT and successfully integrated literacy and content area curriculum to have her students connect, communicate and collaborate with several classes from around the world... She is the assistant country coordinator of iEARN Canada and designs and facilitates many international projects. Along with Jim Carleton, Mali was the Opening Keynote sp...

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Discover Balanced Digital Literacy with Mali and Jim

Blogging, Twitter, and Gaming- a Primary and Intermediate Perspective

Welcome to the http://weinspirefutures.com podcasting project. This is JL coming to you with enthusiasm. This week I had the opportunity to Skype with husband and wife duo Julie and Patrick Johnson from Barrie, Ontario. Patrick teaches grade 1 full time and Julie teaches a 7-8 split at the same school. Listen as we discuss how technology-- mainly blogging, twitter, and gaming matter differently for both teachers. Classroom Blogs: Julie Johnson's: http://mrsj.goodfellowps.com Patrick Johnson's: http://gradeone.mynetclass.com Julie Johnson is a mom of 2 boys, elementary teacher who loves using gaming & pop culture to support literacy, writer of a 'comedic Regency mystery' (WIP) and 'Busy Writing' comics, blogger, loves nature, river kayaking, my cats, and reading lots & lots of books.

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Blogging, Twitter, and Gaming- a Primary and Intermediate Perspective

Social Responsibility in the Primary Classroom

Welcome to the www.weinspirefutures.com podcasting project. Today I had an interesting conversation with friend and colleague Christine Jenkins. Listen as Chris Jay and I chat about a controversial issue involving a nine year old and her blog about cafeteria food in the UK. Can social responsibility matter at such a young age? How can one Twitter message translate in to support from a celebrity?

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Social Responsibility in the Primary Classroom
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Latest Episodes

Using Social Media as Conversation - (Paul McGuire Part 2)

Paul’s career in education has included roles as a teacher, vice-principal and principal, elementary panel project leader for Trillium implementation, and System-wide Program Coordinator for Academic Information Technology. In his position as Program Coordinator, Paul supervised and supported the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s eLearning initiatives; including the implementation of the Board’s first on-line credit courses, and an extensive number of projects highlighting the use of Information Technology in the classroom, school and Board. Following his work with TCDSB, Paul joined The Learning Partnership as their first Director of Technology Strategy. Here his responsibilities included the management and direction of the Teacher eLearning Research/Demonstration Project that focused on enhancing professional development for teachers in Mathematics and Science/Technology using a blended eLearning model. Recently Paul has been involved in a variety of consulting projects ...

10 MIN2013 JAN 25
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Using Social Media as Conversation - (Paul McGuire Part 2)

How to Achieve 90+ Engagement in the High School Classroom

Mark Melnyk is the dynamic Head of History and Contemporary Studies at Markville Secondary School in Markham. Ontario. For more information about Mark's work visit his professional page: http://www.markville.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca

9 MIN2012 NOV 3
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How to Achieve 90+ Engagement in the High School Classroom

Exchange Mentoring Inspires Everyone to Take Action

Paul McGuire describes exchange mentoring and how expert students fit in to our collaborative work with new technologies in the classroom. Finding a purpose for technology tools will help educators to facilitate collaboration to engage students of all ages. If you're new at this, Paul will inspire you to take the next step. Paul's career in education has included roles as a teacher, vice-principal and principal, elementary panel project leader for Trillium implementation, and System-wide Program Coordinator for Academic Information Technology. In his position as Program Coordinator, Paul supervised and supported the Toronto Catholic District School Board's eLearning initiatives; including the implementation of the Board's first on-line credit courses, and an extensive number of projects highlighting the use of Information Technology in the classroom, school and Board. Following his work with TCDSB, Paul joined The Learning Partnership as their first Director of Technology Strategy. ...

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Exchange Mentoring Inspires Everyone to Take Action

Discover Balanced Digital Literacy with Mali and Jim

We Inspire Futures is very pleased to bring you a conversation with visionary educators Mali Bickley and Jim Carleton. Listen as Mali and Jim explain the concept of balanced digital literacy in teacher and administrator professional development. Jim discusses the Lord of the Eflies and Mali explains how important it is to add a shared component to our practice. Setting a purpose for technology use is the key to success with projects that inspire students to collaborate with students around the world. http://www.weinspirefutures.com Mali Bickley has 31 years experience as a classroom teacher and literacy coach. Over the past 8 years, she has used ICT and successfully integrated literacy and content area curriculum to have her students connect, communicate and collaborate with several classes from around the world... She is the assistant country coordinator of iEARN Canada and designs and facilitates many international projects. Along with Jim Carleton, Mali was the Opening Keynote sp...

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Discover Balanced Digital Literacy with Mali and Jim

Blogging, Twitter, and Gaming- a Primary and Intermediate Perspective

Welcome to the http://weinspirefutures.com podcasting project. This is JL coming to you with enthusiasm. This week I had the opportunity to Skype with husband and wife duo Julie and Patrick Johnson from Barrie, Ontario. Patrick teaches grade 1 full time and Julie teaches a 7-8 split at the same school. Listen as we discuss how technology-- mainly blogging, twitter, and gaming matter differently for both teachers. Classroom Blogs: Julie Johnson's: http://mrsj.goodfellowps.com Patrick Johnson's: http://gradeone.mynetclass.com Julie Johnson is a mom of 2 boys, elementary teacher who loves using gaming & pop culture to support literacy, writer of a 'comedic Regency mystery' (WIP) and 'Busy Writing' comics, blogger, loves nature, river kayaking, my cats, and reading lots & lots of books.

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
Comments
Blogging, Twitter, and Gaming- a Primary and Intermediate Perspective

Social Responsibility in the Primary Classroom

Welcome to the www.weinspirefutures.com podcasting project. Today I had an interesting conversation with friend and colleague Christine Jenkins. Listen as Chris Jay and I chat about a controversial issue involving a nine year old and her blog about cafeteria food in the UK. Can social responsibility matter at such a young age? How can one Twitter message translate in to support from a celebrity?

9 MIN2012 OCT 30
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Social Responsibility in the Primary Classroom
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