Advancing Learning 2018

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Key Ingredients to Innovation: Curiosity, Process and Environment #AdvLearn2018 @MsAnitaSutton @cambrianhub

Anita Sutton, founder and CEO of SEED Learning, delivered a powerful opening keynote at the Advancing Learning conference. She emphasized what she feels are the key ingredients to innovation. She says that through her experience in engaging in a variety of different opportunities she has seen “the good and the bad in innovation.” Her main messages are reflected on below. Conference guests are listening closely to The Education Startup: Enabling Innovation with opening keynote speaker Anita Sutton of @SEEDlearningOrg! #AdvLearn2018 pic.twitter.com/SffR8IUZpE […]

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Rethinking Innovation: Moving Forward for Student Success #AdvLearn2018 @eCampusOntario

David Porter, CEO of eCampus Ontario delivered the closing keynote for the Advancing Learning conference. He opened by acknowledging the awesome work of the conference organizers, who understand the importance of good food and gaming … I mean, um … networking. #AdvLearn2018 keynote David Porter in day 2 – “I love the smell of bacon in the morning!” pic.twitter.com/bXsQVTAkWP — Amy Lin (@amylin1962) May 25, 2018 Networking My favorite part of attending conferences is making new friends, turning them into […]

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Creative uses of YouTube: Discussing ways to make Video Work #AdvLearn2018

At Advancing Learning, I was able to connect with educators interested in leveraging video in their classroom. This presentation was more discussion based than the last one. Today I briefly introduced myself and answered questions of the audience using the website below as a reference. Presentation: Click Here. Sched Listing: Click Here. geralt / Pixabay I hope that participants were inspired to give video creation a try. The discussion was engaging. Some questions I was able to address based on my experience. Other […]

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Buy-in for Badging: Strategies for Success and Fun #AdvLearn2018

Katherine and I reflected on our experience with badging in the inspire presentation format at the Advancing Learning conference at Fanshawe College. We shared our game design, successes, failures, and lessons learned. For some participants, gamification was a new concept. The idea of rewarding students for a job well-done changes the mindset of students and educators. Typically we expect students to do a lot of work in preparation for a class that is not acknowledged. Acknowledging the effort that goes into coursework that is not marked feels […]

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