Vicky Walker
  • Thunder Bay, ON
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An online community for previous TLLP participants  to continue to share their learning and leadership with colleagues.Une communauté en ligne permettant aux participants d’anciens projets PALPE de continuer à partager leur apprentissage et  leadership avec des collègues. See More
Jun 10, 2014
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iPads in French Classes - increasing the Dialogue

Two of the teachers in our TLLP wanted to get their French students using the iPads to talk more. If any French teachers are reading this, you know how difficult it can be to get students, especially Gr 9 Applied French students, speaking in French! Please see their final reflections on the work their did this semester having iPads in their classrooms and about what they want to explore next. One teacher was using the provincial e-Learning platform extensively as well which was pretty…See More
Jun 6, 2014
Vicky Walker commented on Louise LeClair's group Ipads in the Classroom
"Btw, my focus was integrating the LMS with iPads as well. It is an awesome tool that connects well with the iPads."
May 29, 2014
Vicky Walker commented on Louise LeClair's group Ipads in the Classroom
"Hi iPads group! My TLLP deals with iPads in the classroom with the 2013-14 group. It was quite the learning curve. I have done a few focus groups testing apps and a fair amount of PD now as to what works K-12. Email me at…"
May 29, 2014
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Lakehead Public School iPads for Success

Happy almost summer everyone!I just wanted to share the learnings from a teacher that joined our iPad based TLLP second semester this year.TLLP FINAL ARTIFACT & BLOG POSTby Tammy Coccimiglio, Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute, Lakehead District School BoardStudent IPADs were integrated into my classes----Grade 10 Applied Canadian History (CHC 2P1) and Grade 12 World History Since the 16th Century (CHY 4U1/4C1) this school year (2013/2014). Allowing students to use IPADS has…See More
May 29, 2014
Vicky Walker replied to Nicholas Key's discussion Requesting Help from Secondary Teachers in the group TLLP / PALPE
"I have forwarded your blog post to two really amazing chem teachers in my system, one of which is on my TLLP. Jason has been flipping his chem class for a couple of years now and is working with the Ministry and our board as part of an AFL project…"
May 22, 2014
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May 16, 2014
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a-ha TLLP Moments

So we as teachers often overthink things. Well, it is 5:30 am and I am awake thinking about the TLLP budget and had an a-ha moment. SAMR. Substitution. Augmentation. Modification. Redefinition. This is the theoretical framework which we have applied to integrating iPads into our educational practice for this project. My a-ha moment came from discovering what truly redefines my practice. I kept thinking big picture: what instructional methodology and practices can I use as a teacher to redefine…See More
May 16, 2014
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May 14, 2014
Vicky Walker commented on Cheryl Teolis's blog post Completing Live Documents Together
"I agree with the Google Drive comment. I have had great success sharing documents and collaborating on Google Drive. It works well with all devices including phones and tablets as well."
May 14, 2014
Jim Strachan commented on Vicky Walker's blog post Grade 10 Applied History Project Ideas
"Thanks for all of your posts Vicky and for sharing the work of your students  - love the humour in Project 2 too! All the best, Jim"
Dec 30, 2013

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iPads in the Indigenous Language Classroom (Ojibwe)

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 12:23pm 0 Comments

Hi TLLP teams,

Please see the blog post below from one member of Lakehead Public Schools secondary TLLP team and how she used iPads in an Ojibwe language classroom this year. This is definitely an area of growth we will be focusing on more next year!

Ipads in the Ojibwe Language Classroom

by Sheila White

This post is to celebrate the movement of my Ojibwe Language Class from IT enhancement to…

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Senior Level English AFL and iPads, Blog Post part 2...

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Sorry, I ran out of room on the last post so I am continuing here....

Hamlet_Prereading_responses.pdf…

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Senior University Level English, SAMR, AFL, and iPads in the Classroom

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Hi English-oriented TLLP team members,

Please see the attached resources from a grade 12 university-level English teacher and her journey along a Ministry AFL Project and how she used iPads for assessment in her classroom. I see that I will have to add a second post as I have run out of room on this one!

TLLP Blog Post for Andrea McParland

I have had the opportunity this year to experiment with using technology in a variety of ways to…

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Combing AFL and iPads - theory into practice

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Hi TLLPers!

Please see the attached blog from one member of Lakehead Public Schools Secondary TLLP team. Patricia Cibinel was working with the Ministry on an AFL project as well as our TLLP.

SAMR

The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition Model offers a method of seeing how computer technology might impact teaching and learning.  It also shows a progression that adopters of educational…

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At 4:27pm on May 9, 2013, Hanca Chang said…

Happy Thursday Vicky,

Thanks for joining the Mentoring Moments network, where a few educator groups have formed. When you have a minute, please become a member of the "TLLP/PALPE Group" on this site. We've just started the group, and looking forward to all of our 2013-14 TLLP participants joining us. 

See you next week!

Hanca

 
 
 

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