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James McConville
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Student Portfolios with FreshGrade
Why ePortfolios? As a teacher, I have always valued student portfolios.  For me, ideally, portfolios are a place where students create a multimedia rich story of their learning.  They can showcase their highlights along with areas of growth.  Students and t...
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Walking Curriculum - take students outside.
 
Set #1 (Includes: Shapes Walk, Surfaces Walk, Motion Walk, Texture Walk, Where Is Here? Walk) Set #2 (Includes: Line Walk, Weathered Walk, History Walk, Synesthesia Walk, Lettering Wa…
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Thanks for connecting to Bloom's taxonomy.  This is something that I'm starting with my class this week and will try to incorporate some of your ideas!
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In #CBL: Authentic Assessment Part 1, I focus on the Connections-based Learning process. I outline how a CBL is shared with the students and what it looks like as students continue to make and leverage their connection to exp...
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That sounds awesome, James. Keep me posted as to how it goes.

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Great blog post.  Thanks for sharing!
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Thanks, James.  I didn't get a chance to catch up with you at the Focus Day but am always hearing great things about you and the work you do.
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I wanted to share a new podcast on the future of education we just launched today at The Chronicle of Higher Education. First episode looks at Sal Khan's impact and his vision for the future of college. 
Khan Academy has become a force. Its founder, Salman Khan, talks about his vision for the future, and what he thinks the college of tomorrow should look like.
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Curriculum Unlocked
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you are probably aware, the BC Ministry of Education has released a bold new
set of curriculum documents.  What I have found is that the reduced number
of curriculum outcomes has 'unlocked' the possibilities in the classroom. 
There is now more time and ...
As you are probably aware, the BC Ministry of Education has released a bold new set of curriculum documents. What I have found is that the reduced number of curriculum outcomes has 'unlocked' the possibilities in the classro...
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Science and music - great combination!
 
OK Go has created another epic video. This one involves a zero g environment inside of an aircraft. Here' how it works.
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Great options and service for my new car stereo.
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Great spot for kids and teens. Not as many features as other parks but a good visit!
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The SilverStar Bike Park is still my favourite all-time bike park. The variety of trails, almost non-existent crowds and line-ups make this the premiere bike park in BC IMHO. Had a great weekend visit and I'll be back!
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