Open to Yukon Education K-7 teachers
Upcoming ADST workshop: November 2nd 2018 at Golden Horn Elementary School, Whitehorse
(This is a repeat of a workshop held on April 27th 2018)
Integrating Applied Design, Skills and Technologies (ADST)
Full day workshop open to all primary and intermediate Yukon educators that will explore integrating ADST in K-3 or 4-7. Educators (except those from GHES) may submit applications for local PD to the YTA at least 14 days in advance, i.e. before October 18th 2018.
The workshop will explore:
• The Design Process: Ideating, making & sharing
• The Makerspace: Creating an ADST climate in your classroom
• How to use ADST to create cross-curricular activities
• ADST and the connection to core competencies
• The new Nelson Science resource
For more info:
Intermediate gr.4-7: Jesse.Jewell@gov.yk.ca or Chris.Stacey@gov.yk.ca
Primary gr. K-3: Betty.Burns@gov.yk.ca or Mike.Snider@gov.yk.ca
Hi Yukon teachers,
Check this list of all courses available from the Western Canadian Learning Network. If you are a teacher in a Yukon school and you would like to have the newest versions of any of these courses, message me (via this blog or Moodle) or email me at Chris.Stacey@yesnet.yk.ca
The Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (OECD) identified 7 key Principles that should be at the core of every learning environment. They are:
To find out how Yukon educators are implementing these Principles in their practice, visit my '7 Principles of Learning' page!
Check out my 'Blended Learning in Practice: Beyond Yukon' page for some great video examples!
Big shout out to our "Celebrity" blended learning teachers who so willingly and eloquently answered the audience's questions about their BL experiences. Cyndi O'Rourke (SEC), Jenna Frerot & Keith Clarke (AVS), Jerry Heal & Dan Bisson (PCSS), and Claus Vogel (RSS).
Many thanks as well to all attendees, too many to name individually, whose presence and participation made the debate so rich and wide-ranging.
The opportunity to learn from colleagues is always powerful. Some of the key messages that came out in this session about making blended learning successful in Yukon schools were:
What or who did I miss? For those of you who attended, are there other key points that came out in the discussion? What stood out for you?
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Built to support K-12 teachers in the Yukon Territory, Canada, this site aims to provide easy access to resources for the Blended Learning classroom, plus useful tips and tricks for teachers using Moodle to host online content for students.
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Hi! My name is Chris Stacey, and I work as an Education Consultant with Yukon Education.