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James McConville
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Teacher, coach, leader, learner
Teacher, coach, leader, learner

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Hour of Code
There are so many awesome reasons to teach coding and the basics of computational thinking to students. Here is what our team of teachers and 120 students did at our middle school.  We had them both code for an hour and then post a reflection in our FreshGr...

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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.

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Interesting educational leader
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. 

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Curriculum Unlocked
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 classroom. 
There is now more time and ...

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James McConville commented on a post on Blogger.
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!
Thx

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Science and music - great combination!
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