Author: Jennifer Faulkner

Why Blended Learning?

This question seems so easy to answer -it the way the students learn ‘now-a-days’,  the students are more engaged, the teacher becomes the activator of knowledge, the students become a community of learners and achievement ultimately increases… but don’t take it from me… In this video hear the students raise their voices, teachers speak out in support of Blended Learning and educational research experts John Hattie, Michael Fullan and John Seely Brown speak to using more digital tools in the learning environment. Discover how using digital tools in your class environment enriches the learning in your class, makes learning...

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No @dougpete, the @WordPress App is a Step Backwards!

I just finished @dougpete‘s blog response to my tweet regarding the @WordpressiOS app “update”. Seriously @wordpress? You call that an update to the iOS app? I say quit now and let others show you how – I might as well use safari.. — Aaron Puley (@bloggucation) August 10, 2012 I followed that post with a response to my colleague @mrjarbenne: Hey @mrjarbenne See that sad sack of an excuse for an update of the @wordpress official app? I think they need some schooling from @blogsy! — Aaron Puley (@bloggucation) August 10, 2012 To which he responded: @bloggucation I did. Further proof...

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Premiere: Blended Learning in Plain English – Common Craft Style

Inspired by Lee LeFever (@leelefever) when he did a talk at RCAC in London Ontario in early December, this video has been a labour of love as many people do not understand Blended Learning and I hope to rectify this. Blended learning is a powerful change in pedagogy from the chalk and talk method of ‘lesson delivery’. Teachers can embrace their inner ‘Guide on the Side’ instead of the ‘Sage on the Stage’ and foster inquiry, collaboration, and support the 21st century learner. Please visit my website for examples of ways to blend learning and to optimize student engagement...

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This is Me!

This is Me!

I am a K-12 educator, Parent & Student Engagement Consultant with a 21st Century Lens for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB), husband, and father of two amazing little girls. All thoughts, celebrations, and reflections found here are my own.

Student Voice Forums 2011

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