Guest Post: Skype: Free and Still Fine

Communications Staff | January 19, 2017

This article was re-posted in collaboration with Athabasca University Centre for Distance Education’s BOLT Multi-Authored Blog, a blog dedicated to professional learning for K-12 educators interested in Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT). Teachers Review Technology in Education | By Shelley Grey-Sortland (BOLT student) Description of Skype  Skype is a free VoIP (Voice over Internet […]

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Guest Post: Blended Symposium 2016: Evaluating K-12 Digital Tools

Communications Staff | January 17, 2017

This article was re-posted in collaboration with Athabasca University Centre for Distance Education’s BOLT Multi-Authored Blog, a blog dedicated to professional learning for K-12 educators interested in Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT). Teacher Editorial | By Joy Trick (BOLT student) Prologue The second annual blendED Symposium was held in Edmonton, Alberta on October 23-25, […]

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Creative Writing: One Bite at a Time

Rob Ficiur | January 5, 2017

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Read Rob’s notes on Resources That Work & […]

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Alberta Specialist Council for Colony Teachers

Rob Ficiur | January 3, 2017

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here.  The Alberta Distance Learning Centre’s Hutterite Education committee […]

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The Power and Perils of Praise

Shelley Grey-Sortland | December 22, 2016

ADLC teachers’ stories provide a great window to all the experience and collective skills that ADLC has to offer its students. Read more from Shelley Grey-Sortland. We don’t usually equate the lyrics of “Praise You” with education. After all, the lyrics are catchy but alarmingly repetitive (I counted a total of twenty-two words used throughout the […]

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ADLC/VVS Student Kiersten Sell’s Paper Presented to World Leaders at COP22 UN Conference in Morocco

Communications Staff | December 20, 2016

At ADLC and like-minded educational institutions around the world, we encourage students to dream big. To think globally. To set their goals for the future  as high as they can. And one ADLC/Vista Virtual School student has already accomplished what many aspire to in their wildest of fantasies. This November, Kiersten Sell was in Marrakech, […]

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ExploreLearning Link Updates in Select TS Sections

Communications Staff | December 16, 2016

Our ExploreLearning license provider has recently discontinued their services for select ADLC Science courses. However, since we feel ExploreLearning is a valuable resource for our students, we’ve decided to provide access to these learning tools and have since instated our own license for the software for Bio 20, Bio 30, and Science 30. As such, […]

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Students Enjoy Christmas Giving

Rob Ficiur | December 15, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. This article was originally published in the November 2009 […]

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Christmas Concert

Rob Ficiur | December 13, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. This article was originally published in the November […]

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Resources that work: What did you read?

Rob Ficiur | December 9, 2016

This post is a part our Colony Educators series, written by Rob Ficiur. Rob Ficiur has taught in colony schools in Alberta for over a quarter-century. In his tenure, he’s attended many conferences in addition to contributing to various newsletters and publications. Learn more about Lesson Planning & Colony Resources here. Writer’s Note: Three decades ago, as a “know-it-all” […]

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