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World Geography Apps and Resources

The lone classroom globe or heavy set of atlases used to be the best resources for world geography, but now the world is literally at your fingertips with modern-day maps. ...

Transforming the Class with Google Apps

When I reflect on my years working in classrooms with students, I think about how much time it took to access and use essential technology B.G. (before Google). I compare it ...

How Virtual Worlds Can Transform Learning

My journey began in Vancouver 30 years ago, as an aid with Trainable Mentally Handicapped students. Designated as ‘uneducable,’ these students were relegated to gaining work ...

Digital Literacy: A Revolution Begins

Digital literacy is one of those phrases that we use without truly knowing its meaning. But before extending this concept into the future, I went to the past: what is the ...

Coding is Cool

It’s official. Computer programming is cool. And not just a tepid sort of as-seen-on-TV cool, but a seething hot rock star kind of cool. It must be, anyhow, if people like ...