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Northern Hospitality – Connected

Author: Shawn Cardinal  Connected North is a program with an ambition to provide quality video communications to remote communities in Northern Canada. This program will connect these communities with interactive education and healthcare services. For education in particular, students benefit … Continue reading

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The Cisco Experience: A Student’s Perspective

The all-too familiar feeling of change is in the air as the last week of Cisco’s Canadian Intern experience comes to a close. I’ve only begun to notice how often change presents itself since starting University last September, and although … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Farts and the Teachable Moment

Author:  Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre’s Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco’s first museum-based fellowship. As any adult who’s ever tried to hold the attention of a group of children knows, nothing can derail … Continue reading

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How to Build an Awesome STEM Field Trip

Take high school girls, combine them with passionate Cisco employees and cool technology and you get an awesome day helping young women explore careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM). On April 17th Cisco Toronto hosted Girls Power Tech … Continue reading

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How We are Moving Towards an Amazing Classroom Experience

Improving learning outcomes and the experience in the classroom is top of mind for educators. As professionals, we’re also constantly on the lookout for new approaches that will save of time, effort, money, headaches … This is what innovation is … Continue reading

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Rare and Cherished

By Mike Druiven, Craig Kielburger Secondary School I’ve been a high school technological studies teacher in Ontario for 27 years. Very early in my career I learned that what students enjoy and remember is the extraordinary. Students tackle thousands of … Continue reading

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How Cisco’s Networking Academy meets High School Students’ Needs

By: Susan Monachino, OCT, B.Sc., Computer Technology Teacher and Technology Department Head What critical component is pervasive across all careers, from A (Architect) to Z (Zoologist) and everything in between? What specific knowledge and skills are necessary and valued in … Continue reading

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Governor General Addresses the Qikiqtani Regional Teachers’ Conference via Virtual Keynote

Over 400 Teachers across Nunavut Connect for the First Time at Inuksuk High School through TelePresence I don’t know if many of you have had the great privilege of meeting His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of … Continue reading

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My take-aways on the Transformative Pedagogy Webinar with Dr. Lance Ford

It is always a pleasure to chat with Dr. Lance Ford. He is so good at communicating verbally and visually that it is hard to remember we are actually videoconferencing with him. Very quickly the technology fades away in the … Continue reading

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Harnessing the power of “What If?”

Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre’s new Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco’s first museum-based fellowship. My love affair with all things geeky started in 1968. An inquisitive—and frankly, nosy—five-year-old, I happened to be passing … Continue reading

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