EC&I 833

Are Our Kids Ready for a Virtual World When They Have Yet to Experience the Real World?

“Most people who interact with AR for the first time have a mind-blowing experience…” – Augmented Reality Brings New Dimensions to Learning Much like Erin and Jayme explained in their posts this week , if I was asked to explain augmented reality  (AR)to someone I would have related it to what I know about video games and those “cool… Continue reading Are Our Kids Ready for a Virtual World When They Have Yet to Experience the Real World?

EC&I 833

Moving the Classroom Agenda Forward, Saying Goodbye to Web/Education 1.0

The bottom line, though, is not is what is in the best interests of the teacher, the administration, or the politicians. It is what is in the best interests of the learner. – Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0  by  Jackie Gerstein As history has shown us, education in general, is… Continue reading Moving the Classroom Agenda Forward, Saying Goodbye to Web/Education 1.0

EC&I 833

An Open Door to Learning – Distance Education and Online Learning

After hearing all about the Sunwest Distance Learning Centre (@SunWestDLC) in class this week I started to think back on my experiences with online and distance learning. As hard as I have tried I can’t think of a time in my 4 years of high school where I personally experienced online learning. I am sure that… Continue reading An Open Door to Learning – Distance Education and Online Learning