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Phil Macoun
Works at Uplands
Attends Royal Roads University
Lives in Penang
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Looks fab
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Cool.
 
I'm sure many of you have already seen this, but as I'm on the lazy summer schedule I thought others may be as well. Very excited to learn more about Cast for Education!
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A group of tech-savvy librarians offer up a list of their favorite education apps this year.
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Just completed this questionnaire. Anyone else?
 
Can you help my class to find out more about people's perspective about the Rio Olympics from around the world. We would love to hear as many opinions as possible. It's just a few questions.

http://goo.gl/forms/piLZFypBcl0KOVhr2

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Autocrat just got some great new features.
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Fantastic. Let's get a date in August once school starts that's convenient and we can post if anyone wants to join us
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Google Forms Can Now Automatically Grade Quizzes Without an Add-on http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/06/google-forms-can-now-automatically.html
For a long time Flubaroo has been one of my go-to recommendations for easy scoring of quizzes created in Google Forms. Today, Google made it easier than ever to have quizzes scored for you and to show students their scores. N...
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Really interesting data, and good ideas for implementing effective coaching and collaboration.
 
Great new study by Gates/EdSurge--PD needs to be differentiated for teachers too!
We rarely accept “sit and get” instruction as ideal for our students. So why is it still the most common form of professional development for teachers across the country? . . . we found that both teachers and administrators value the same things in professional development—and it’s not si
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Might finally start using Google sites ...
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+Sarah Green no release date so far
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I find myself agreeing with a lot of these.
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Agreed +Phil Macoun. I wonder what the difference is (despite the obvious) about teachers that think these things and teachers that don't?
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Currently working as a Design an Technology Teacher
Skills
Technology Integration - Curriculum Development - IB MYP
Employment
  • Uplands
    Design Technology, 2015 - present
    Full time Design and Technology teacher. KS3 and IGCSE curriculum.
  • Aspengrove School
    Technology Coordinator, 2005 - 2015
  • Aspengrove School
    MYP Coordinator, 2012 - 2015
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Penang
Previously
Nanaimo
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KS3 and IGCSE Design Tech teacher @ispuplands; MAELM @RRU; FCCT; fascinated by tinkering and making and the endless possibilities.
Introduction

In my former position I was a Technology Coordinator and IB Middle Years Programme coordinator at a small independent school in Canada.

Now I am a Design and Technology teacher at the International School of Penang, keeping myself busy helping students become design thinkers. A Masters of Educational Leadership keeps me busy on the side.

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Flat Classroom Certified Teacher; EdCamp Organiser
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Education
  • Royal Roads University
    Masters in Education Leadership and Management, 2014 - present
  • Trent University
    Biology/Environmental Science, 1988 - 1993
  • Simon Fraser University
    Diploma of Education, 1998 - 1998
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