Rant warning!?!? … two things that really bug me are those of us who play “school” and the system of “payment” in marks that often characterizes the classroom.
I would define “playing school” as an environment where both students and teachers go through the motions of an educational experience. No one ever really engages in [...]
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- Jeffrey Simpson: The tragedy of Alberta’s missing governance - The Globe and Mail
- Try Canvas | Canvas by Instructure
- Who Wouldn't Want The Best Information?
- Anyone using a rubric to "measure" creativity? Like this one: http://t.co/uWXWECR0FK
- SimpleWash, the Easiest Way to Clean Up Your Facebook Page
- This incredible hack lets you hang t-shirts inside your dresser drawers - no folding required. http://t.co/aizL8fEGgu
- Joseph Stiglitz: Principles and Guidelines for Deﬁcit Reduction http://t.co/xsRV5O8REg (pdf)
- CBC's new Kitchener-Waterloo station blends online with radio - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News
- Twitter / ballantynedj: @kempscott this just arrived ...
- Canada ‘light years’ behind U.S. on data mining in election campaigns, time to catch up, say experts | hilltimes.com
- ballantynedj: @AnitaBK I didn't know if it was a sure thing, and if so, hope the transition is as smooth as it was for CBC
- ballantynedj: “@tomwhitby: How many real teacher-generated notifications do parents get before a failing grade arrives home on a report Card?" #wrdsbAER
- ballantynedj: @AnitaBK if CBC can make the switch, can #wrdsb ?
- ballantynedj: RT @AnitaBK: This just in! Canadian Broadcasting Corporation moves 12,000 accounts to Google Apps in 90 days http://t.co/S37ugexO2R via @zi…
- ballantynedj: RT @FRONTLINEpbs: Before World War II, 350K Jews lived in Warsaw. Fewer than 20K survived the Holocaust: http://t.co/MOi6hVUvK9
- ballantynedj: @nbrhoodbuzz Don't know, but we should set something up.
- ballantynedj: "The essence of transactional opinion leadership: most leaders are followers, and most followers are leaders." (J.M. Burns, 1978, p.265)
- ballantynedj: RT @bigpicguy: Today would be a good day to transfer accounts to the Bank of Nigel, the Wright bank for you. You'll love the principal free…
- ballantynedj: Chris Hedges: From WikiLeaks to AP Scandal, U.S. Nears "Totalitarian Security & Surveillance State" http://t.co/EPWf1eATtj
- ballantynedj: @nbrhoodbuzz You & me? http://t.co/AXXOQuii1f