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Redefining Excellence in the Classroom Award

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Action Research Projects, Connected Learner Experience |

The PLP Network family sends a hearty congratulations to Mark Carbone and the Waterloo Region District School Board for receiving an award for innovation. Their Futures Forum project supporting 21st Century learning won the “(re)defining Excellence in the Classroom Award” provided by Solution Tree. They were selected  from 70 entries across North America and the award included a $10,000 contribution. We talked with Mark...

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The Red Carpet?

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Community News, Press |

Ok, so our nominees won’t be walking down a red carpet, but it’s cool to see so many PLPeeps and staff nominated in the Edublogs Awards for their online writing and sharing. There’s even a student nominee from one of our cohorts! We, like many of you, have mixed feelings about tagging so few when there are so many fabulous people writing about education. However, this is one more opportunity to highlight the value we all get...

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ISTE Award Winners: Dean Shareski & Karl Fisch

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in Community News, Press | 5 comments

By: Susan Carter Morgan The building of relationships takes time, but the investment pays off in big dividends, says Dean Shareski, Digital Learning Consultant with the Prairie South Subdivision in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada and sessional lecturer for the University of Regina. Because of those relationships and his leadership in educational technology around the world, Dean has won the ISTE Leadership award for 2010. Dean is also a Community Leader...

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