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Learning Toolkit (LTK), ePearl Video Resources for Teachers!

Posted by admin on August 29, 2013 in Arts, Course Subjects, English, French, Geography, How-to, LTK, Math, Science, Social Sciences, Video |

Links on this page will provide a brief video clip about the topic indicated.

Overview of the ePearl concept


Virtual Tour of the ePearl environment:


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Level 1 (Grades 1 & 2): LTK_ePearl_level1


Introduction (3:03)
General Goals (1:30)
Readings (4:17)

Creations (2:29)

Presentations (1:24)
Parent Mode (1:36)
Recording a Reading (1:13)
Attaching Files (1:39)
Wrap Up (0:48)

Level 2 (Grades 3-6):LTK_ePearl_level2


Introduction (3:08)
General Goals (4:21)
Personalizing the Portfolio – Part 1 (4:26)
Personalizing the Portfolio – Part 2 (3:33)
Artifacts – Part 1 (2:50)
Artifacts – Part 2 (3:27)
Multiple Page Mode: New Artifact (6:11)

One Page Mode: New Artifact (2:10)

Viewing and Editing Items (1:07)
Sharing in ePEARL (5:22)

Parent Mode (3:18)
The Presentation Folder (3:32)
Export (2:22)
Recording (2:46)
Attaching Files (2:23)
Wrap Up (0:54)

Level 3 (Grades  7-12):LTK_ePearl_level3


Introduction (3:50)
General Goals (4:19)
Personalizing the Portfolio – Part 1 (4:29)
Personalizing the Portfolio – Part 2 (2:39)
Artifacts – Index Page (3:42)
Artifacts – New Artifact (1:20)
POP Artifacts (2:08)
Toolbar (2:08)

New Artifact (Level 3)

Sharing in ePEARL (3:42)

Parent Mode (2:56)
Archive (2:27)
Export – Import (2:08)
Files (1:39)
Overview (1:19)
Recording (2:46)
Attaching Files (2:23)
Wrap Up (0:49)

Teacher Environment:

Overview (2:03)
My Account (2:25)
My Classes (2:57)
My Students (4:16)
Teacher Resources (2:01)
Sharing – Part 1 (4:33)
Sharing – Part 2 (4:28)


Distinguished Educators Series McGill University

Posted by admin on August 20, 2013 in Workshops |

See what’s coming up in the Distinguished Educators Seminar Series this autumn. Your school will receive an orange poster listing the full autumn line-up and a purple poster featuring a new initiative the new “ Séminaires de perfectionnement pour les enseignants francophones”.   Click on the links below for the October 2013 sessions October 4, Peter Pappas How to teach inquiry […]


Quebec Roots/Blue Metropolis ELA Project for 2013-2014…September Deadline!!!

Posted by admin on August 19, 2013 in English |

Please note that there is an early deadline for the Quebec Roots ELA project for 2013-2014 First week of September! http://www.metropolisbleu.org/quebecroots/ There are only a few places so please act quickly!


Coding for Math Classes

Posted by admin on July 10, 2013 in Math |

A blog arguing the merits of coding for Mathematics Classrooms   http://www.edutopia.org/blog/programming-simulation-real-tech-skills-manan-shah?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews%20071013%20B&utm_content=&spMailingID=6511387&spUserID=Mjg4MjA3MjM2MzIS1&spJobID=77683983&spReportId=Nzc2ODM5ODMS1


Computers and Fabrication – Arts

Posted by admin on July 10, 2013 in Arts |

A blog by an Art teacher reflecting on the impact Technology is making and the future of the Art world.   http://www.edutopia.org/blog/computers-fabrication-revolutionizing-art-world-mary-beth-hertz?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews%20071013%20B&utm_content=&spMailingID=6511387&spUserID=Mjg4MjA3MjM2MzIS1&spJobID=77683983&spReportId=Nzc2ODM5ODMS1


iPhone Apps for the Classroom

Posted by admin on July 10, 2013 in Apple, Mobile Apps |

Hi everyone,   Here is a small list of iPhone apps you can use in your classroom.   http://www.edutopia.org/blog/iphone-apps-for-classroom-monica-burns    



http://www.graphite.org Launched by Common Sense Media, the nonprofit known by parents, teachers and librarians for its high quality, nonpartisan reviews and its popular Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Graphite promises to be the go-to platform for helping teachers make sense of an exponentially evolving number of digital learning tools. The site is not only free, it’s also ad-free. Now […]


LTK Compatibility

Posted by admin on July 3, 2013 in LTK |

News on LTK’s browser compatibility from Concordia:   Hello, As we are gearing up for an August 2013 release of the Learning Toolkit we would like to inform you about a decision that we hope to take regarding the compatibility of the LTK with various browsers. Our developers spend an enormous amount of time ensuring the LTK […]


Playing With Poetry

Posted by admin on June 19, 2013 in Course Subjects, English, LEARN |

Playing With Poetry was a web event hosted by LEARN, with Melanie Stonebanks, where numerous methods to bring playful poetry into the English Language Arts curriculum. Geared for the Elementary classroom, this session encouraged and exposed the power and passion that poetry possesses. Below is the link to the Playing with Poetry web event archive. The archive page includes some inspiring resources, as […]


Capsules vidéo pour les écoles primaires

Posted by admin on May 21, 2013 in Video, Web Resources, Website |

More MELS videos on teaching practices. Both Lisa Mosher and I have checked and they are not available in English. Sorry.   Bonjour, Dans le cadre de ses activités visant à promouvoir les connaissances issues de la recherche en éducation auprès du milieu scolaire, la Direction de la recherche et de l’évaluation du MELS vient […]

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