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So far Julian Taylor has created 53 blog entries.

YouTube in the Canadian Classroom?

By |2014-12-05T07:56:29-05:00December 4th, 2014|Blog Posts|

Hello, Back in 2012 I shared a video from Seneca College (in Ontario) about what could and could not be done with YouTube in classrooms across Canada given the then current copyright laws. With the passing of the new copyright laws, that original video became obsolete. Here is the new video that demonstrates very clearly

Links for the 2014 MELS Library Symposium – Secondary

By |2019-05-28T09:27:28-04:00April 3rd, 2014|Blog Posts, Conferences|

Hello, Here are the links from the 2014 MELS Library Symposium Secondary on 18 March. Carol Koechlin’s main keynote: https://sites.google.com/site/melslearningcommons/ What does it cost? https://sites.google.com/site/melslearningcommons/building-physical-learning-spaces/so-how-do-we-fix-the-problem/what-does-it-cost Built a Collaborative Story Google Spreadsheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdGxGSl9BX0VQZzlZVmpuRFhrMVNnMnc#gid=0 Build Collaborative Questions https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdFBlS1p6Mlh6MjMxS0V6R1lwX2I0eXc#gid=0 Direct link to the Elementary Panel Google Doc https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdHhvODhZeGNSdFBEejFRTEw0ZlRhMnc#gid=0 Direct link to the secondary Panel Google Doc https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdDVnVkVfMDdyLUQ1TTBTNWZvWDJ0b3c#gid=0 Poster

Links from the 2014 MELS LIbrary Symposium – Elementary 17 March.

By |2019-05-28T09:31:25-04:00April 3rd, 2014|Blog Posts, Conferences|

Hello, Here is the list of all the links from the presentations at the 2014 MELS Library Symposium on 17 March. Carol Koechlin’s main keynote: https://sites.google.com/site/melslearningcommons/ What does it cost? https://sites.google.com/site/melslearningcommons/building-physical-learning-spaces/so-how-do-we-fix-the-problem/what-does-it-cost Built a Collaborative Story Google Spreadsheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdGxGSl9BX0VQZzlZVmpuRFhrMVNnMnc#gid=0 Build Collaborative Questions https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdFBlS1p6Mlh6MjMxS0V6R1lwX2I0eXc#gid=0 Direct link to the Elementary Panel Google Doc https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap3yb3UOI0YcdHhvODhZeGNSdFBEejFRTEw0ZlRhMnc#gid=0 Direct link to the

MELS Library Symposium 2014

By |2016-11-07T10:57:47-05:00March 15th, 2014|Blog Posts, Conferences, Cool Tools|

Hello everybody, This coming Monday (March 17th) and Tuesday (March 18th) is the MELS Libray Symposium for 2014. Elementary sessions will be on Monday, while the Secondary sessions will be on Tuesday. Location for the Symposium is at: Hotel Gouveneur Place Dupuis 1415 Rue Saint-Hubert Montréal, QC H2L 3Y9   In an effort to go

RIP! A Remix Manifesto – NFB

By |2016-11-07T10:57:47-05:00September 19th, 2013|Blog Posts, Videos|

Hello, I've spoken about this film to people many many times. It really is worth watching! Here's an easy way to check it out from the comfort of your own computer...   RiP! A Remix Manifesto by Brett Gaylor, National Film Board of Canada Julian

Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant, Education Week Magazine’s Blog

By |2016-11-07T10:57:50-05:00September 15th, 2013|Articles, Blog Posts, School Libraries|

An inspiration piece by Matthew Lynch in the Education Week Magazine's Blog about traditional school libraries, as well as what our modern school libraries could be, and finally what they could be one day... and what the author feels is needed to do in order to remain relevant in the world of today. Worth reading.

‘Skype in the Classroom’ Connects Kids to NASA and Global Experts, Good Magazine.

By |2016-11-07T10:57:50-05:00September 15th, 2013|Articles, Blog Posts|

While this article in Good Magazine came out nearly a year ago, I thought it was still worth sharing. At the very least, it adds more ideas as to what Skype could do for our schools, in the classroom and of course (with very little alternation) in the library as well. http://www.good.is/posts/skype-in-the-classroom-connects-kids-to-nasa-and-global-experts   Julian  

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