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Miles MacFarlane
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  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Nov 15, 2012
Miles MacFarlane added a discussion to the group Australian Educators
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International Teacher Exchanges

International exchanges are not uncommon, but almost every person I know that has done one has been between Australia and Canada. I suspect there's a comfort level with language and somewhat similar colonial history that makes this a common exchange.Reading blogs of teachers who wrote while on exchange illustrates just how amazing and powerful these experiences can be. Each talks of being professional challenged and reinvigorated as well as personally excited and refreshed.I'm hoping to…See More
Sep 27, 2012
Miles MacFarlane joined Jill Galloway's group
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Project-Based Learning (PBL)

This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.
Jan 17, 2012
Miles MacFarlane joined Nic Penny's group
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Inquiry

A group for teachers using inquiry in their classrooms.
Jan 17, 2012
Miles MacFarlane joined Kaitlyn Martin's group
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Middle School Language Arts

Discussion about ideas for incorporating technology into lesson plans and focusing on the growth of life-long learners.
Jan 17, 2012
Miles MacFarlane joined Michael Hutchison's group
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Social Studies Teachers

Looking for other middle school/high school social studies teachers.  (Elementary teachers welcome also.)
Jan 17, 2012
Miles MacFarlane joined Mike Mac Kenzie's group
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Canadian Teachers

A group dedicated to the qualities and challenges of teaching in Canada.
Jan 17, 2012
Miles MacFarlane is now a member of The Educator's PLN
Dec 19, 2011

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The New Teacher Mentoring Project

To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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