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Outdoor Ed

It’s no secret that Autumn in Ontario is my favourite time of year. The weather is great and there are no insects. At least once every fall I plan a class outside. I usually take advantage of a time 3-4 weeks into the course, when students are starting to feel the pressure and I sense that the theory they have absorbed is in need of some space for non-judgmental reflection. Students submit a homework assignment that will be graded for […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

WordPress Permalink: Domain Camp Week 6

I am wandering back to the camp fire to check out the last two weeks of Domain Camp. I had originally set my permalink to be just the name of the post but I thought I would try adding the year and the month as well. My concern is that I already have a really long URL with the subdomain of largecoffeefourcreams and my domain of procaffination.ca. So adding the dates may be too much. I don’t know what the […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

It’s Official! Empowered Educator!

I am pumped! I am now officially a Ontario Extend Empowered Educator! Seriously, if you are an educator in the Ontario Postsecondary field, do yourself a big favour and check out Ontario Extend. I cannot say enough good things about my experiences in this professional development project from eCampusOntario. I won’t say that is was easy because there were moments that I really struggled but it was worth it. I see changes in my thinking and practice daily. Sometimes, I […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

Using Tech to Solve Tutors’ Confusion

The Ontario Extend Technologist Module has been a thought-provoking adventure into considering what would be most helpful for my tutors. Let me walk you through my path. First up, I defined digital literacy back in May, 2018: So what does all this musing mean for me as a teacher in a digital world? This is the space I must occupy and I need to be both an explorer and a guide. I need to seek out, learn and understand new […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

100 days of Daily Extend

100 days ago, I started an adventure with Ontario Extend and created my first Daily Extend. This was the beginning of building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) as an educator in the post secondary arena in Ontario. Here’s what happened: In case you are interested, here is my first tweet. @ontarioextend Upon successful completion of Ontario Extend, the Dragaera wheel will be able to turn. #oextend #extendwest #longlivevladtaltos — Irene Stewart (@IrenequStewart) April 26, 2018

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

We’ve Moved!

I started this blog as part of my summer professional development program with Ontario Extend. I am pleased to report that I have become an Extender4Life and now have a Domain of One’s Own. This is my own little home away from home on the interwebs: https://procaffination.ca/ The posts in this blog have been migrated to my blog subdomain: https://largecoffeewfourcreams.procaffination.ca/ Please come visit me there! Featured image: Photo by Erda Estremera on Unsplash

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