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eSports in Schools

EPISODE SUMMARY Listen to our three guest speakers Vance Beblow, David Hay and Corbett Artym as they speak about how eSports is engaging students, bringing about more human connections, building relationships and connecting learning. EPISODE NOTES Vance Beblow is a Learning Development specialist for Alberta and the prairie provinces. He’s taught grades 6-10 in Southern Alberta . He’s passionate…

Date posted: Apr 28th

eSports - Is it worth the hype?

EPISODE SUMMARY Find out more about eSports in high schools in general, get to know the main resources for those who are interested in starting an eSport club or league. EPISODE NOTES The NASEF website contains an archive of webinars where you can learn more information about: Getting Started with NASEF How Competition Works An Overview of Our Season’s Title Game Building Your High School Esports…

Date posted: Apr 20th

Gamifying the Learning Environment

EPISODE SUMMARY Master Alberta teachers Scott Hebert and Jason Ashmore speak on how they use gamification to engage students, enhance the learning while also allowing students to differentiate, challenge and provide evidence that they are grasping the Alberta curricular outcomes. EPISODE NOTES Scott Hebert Website: Jason Ashmore…

Date posted: Apr 8th

Creativity with Canva, Google Slides and Piktochart

EPISODE SUMMARY Check out three tools that are creative and visual literacy powerhouses. They are: Canva for Education, Google Slides and Piktochart. EPISODE NOTES Canva for Education - the creativity tool for every classroom. Canva Templates - you will be amazed at the different templates or if you have your own ideas, start with a blank slate. Google Slides templates and examples created by Eric…

Date posted: Mar 16th

Phishing Anyone?

Learn about Phishing in the online world. Hear about the results of a phishing tournament. EPISODE NOTES TechRepublic article - Phishing Tournament. OIPC Alberta May 2019 -  Advisory for Phishing. ...

Date posted: Mar 3rd

edTech Resources in the ATA Library

Listen to what resources, Head Librarian Sandra Anderson, reveals that's available for teachers year round. EPISODE NOTES Access ATA Library via their site and through Twitter @albertateachers. ATA Library 2Learn LibGuides Nov2017 article - Library beefs up technology offerings Sept2016 article - Maker technology now available   ...

Date posted: Mar 3rd