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Valerie Irvine
Works at University of Victoria, Faculty of Education
Attended University of Alberta
Lives in Oak Bay, Victoria
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I challenged my 3rd graders to make an Advent Wreath on Minecraft. Here is what they have come up with so far. 
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Cool!
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Great article on the history of EdTech by Audrey Watters.
A couple of years ago, a friend sent me an exasperated email on the heels of an exclusive technology event he'd attended in Northern California — not in Silicon Valley, but close enough, one with powerful people in the tech industry. Investors. Engineers. Entrepreneurs. Several prominent CEOs of ...
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Welcome to all the folks joining in! We just finished our live twitter chat, but I'd encourage you to check out the stream at http://twitter.com/search/ceetopen and contribute to discussion there all week. Next chat is Wed as per events. 
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Join our CEET meet on Social Media and Personalized Learning Jan 17-22. Free and open online learning.
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What do you see are the Obstacles to pursuing personalization and integrating social media to support it? What are the enablers?
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A lot of kids don't know or care about there digital foot print, best efforts at the education rock face don't always translate to home environment.  Bad habits from home come to school.
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We're so busy doing 20th century teaching, we don't have time to initiate 21st century learning.
We've got no time, no time… [note: this is more the fault of our systems than our teachers]. Download this file: png pptx key. Image credit: Classroom scene with teacher Ida Adams, City of Boston Archives. See also my other slides, my Pinterest collection, and the Great Quotes About Learning and ...
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The only thing missing in the photo is the big ruler to wrap the knuckles with.
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Well done #tiegrad!
 
My bright and talented master's students in the University of Victoria educational technology program created this extensive bibliography with recent academic papers on the topics of their choice. Well worth a look!
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Heading over to #ceetopen  on twitter at http://twitter.com/search/ceetopen to chat a bit more about what I've learned. Come join now.
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Hi all, if you can review the keynote posted in the "Four Movements in Ed" discussion by tomorrow's twitter chat, I'd be curious to hear your thoughts on it in your responses.
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Join our meet on social media and personalized learning Jan 17-22. Free and open online learning event geared for K12 teachers.
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Jan 17 - 22.. cool....
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Join us for a #ceetopen event starting Jan 17th. Open and free meet on social media and personalized learning.
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  • University of Victoria, Faculty of Education
    Assistant Professor, Educational Technology, 2007 - present
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Oak Bay, Victoria
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West Vancouver - North Vancouver - Vancouver - Edmonton, Alberta
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mother, professor, friend, pet lover, tech & learning enthusiast, electric car owner
Introduction
I am an assistant professor in educational technology at the University of Victoria and co-director of the Technology Integration and Evaluation (TIE) Research Lab.
Education
  • University of Alberta
    Ph.D. Educational Psychology (Instructional Tech), 1999 - 2006
  • University of British Columbia
    B.Ed., 1996 - 1997
  • University of British Columbia
    B.A. English, 1991 - 1995
  • Capilano University
    1989 - 1991
  • Sentinel Secondary School
    1989