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Guest appearance on TVO The Agenda Learning 2030: Teaching Toward the Future - Are Educator's Ready

Guest Post for TVO's The Agenda Learning 2030
http://theagenda.tvo.org/blog/agenda-blogs/guest-post-award-winning-teacher-technology-and-learning

Our Dundas App has received a national award. We were awarded a first for the Ken Spencer Award through the Canadian Education Association. Honoured to have been selected.
http://www.cea-ace.ca/awards/spencer-award
http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/671430--dundas-central-nabs-another-national-honour'


The Hamilton Spectator writes about our award.
http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/666603--teacher-nabs-national-award?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

This is a very proud moment for my students.  We have won the MindShare Learning $15 000 digital classroom video challenge. Details can be found by visiting their site.
http://mindsharelearning.ca/


The Hamilton Spectator came for a visit.
http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/media/news/details.aspx?id=1505&profiling=3


Globe and Mail: Globe readers nominate innovators: Teachers leading classrooms of the future, now.
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/primary-to-secondary/globe-readers-nominate-innovators---teachers-leading-classrooms-of-the-future/article2257387/

Ken Spencer Award: our App project has been short-listed for the Ken Spencer Award
http://www.cea-ace.ca/awards/spencer-award Winner will be announced in January.

Class 62''s Global Twitter Chat #hana62 is featured. http://blogs.jta.org/archive/article/2011/11/09/3090203/tweeting-the-holocaust

How nice, my post on school transformation was identified as one of the top 10 blog posts of the week by Engaging Educators. That made my day!
http://www.engagingeducators.com/blog/?p=1246

It's nice when your work inspires someone else, however the more important question is, just how are we going to move forward in education?
http://gospacerace.com/2011/09/28/the-21st-century-started-11-years-ago-or-did-it/

Our work is featured on Collaborize Classroom.
http://www.collaborizeclassroom.com/blog/teacher-spotlight-for-september-heidi-siwak/

Mindshift: What Students Need From Teachers
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/02/what-students-need-from-teachers/

Our work with archaelogist, Dr. Bruce Bradley at Exeter University
http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/news/college/title_131400_en.html

21 Century Classroom is featured in Ashley Ellis: The Future of Technology http://www.ashleyellis.com/2011/07/the-future-of-the-it-industry/

How Social Media is Changing Education
http://www.netfamilynews.org/?p=30489

Our app project is featured on speedof creativity http://www.speedofcreativity.org/?s=Heidi+Siwak

Interview with grade six girls about Minecraft is tweeted on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/MinecraftTeachr/status/85351004698189824



Coalcracker Classroom - how our work in Dundas is affecting others
http://coalcrackerclassroom.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/my-own-social-media-experiment/

http://www.storytelling.es/digital-literacy-collaborating-skype-1-with-the-awesome-class-62-heidi-siwak-ian-chia-3/

Our app project is featured on: http://the.ezfix.info/2011/06/resources-for-students-developing-mobile-apps-edapp/
Minecraft http://ccoffa.edublogs.org/2011/07/02/minecraft-where-to/

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