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Friday, February 10 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
The Digital Learning Farm as Core Practice

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An exploration of the experiences of the head of THINK Global School, a global, mobile high school that took its faculty and students to live and study in Stockholm, Sydney and Beijing. Instead of bricks and mortar the school uses iPhone, iPads and MacBook Pros held together with a custom-­built social learning platform to build a highly mobile, virtual school. This presentation reviews a.) the instructional methodology developed for all teachers to make the best use of new educational technologies and b.) the successful deployment of the so-­‐called Digital Learning Farm as core practice in order to increase student engagement.

 


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Brad Ovenell-Carter

Director of Educational Technology, Mulgrave School
Brad is the Director of Educational Technology at Mulgrave School, an independent, coed pre-K12 International Baccalaureate School in Vancouver, BC. He has spent more than a decade working with educational technologies and his adventures include leading an international student body and faculty around the world with an iPhone, iPad and Macbook Pro. A member of the Canadian Advisory Board for the Apple Distinguished Educator program and a Google... Read More →


Friday February 10, 2012 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mulgrave School 2330 Cypress Lane, West Vancouver, BC V7S 3H9 t: 604-922-3223