Snow Island Preschool Educational Applications aim to help prepare young learners with skills in early literacy, numeracy, hand/eye coordination and creative expression. Through a variety of activities, learners are encouraged to make connections among sounds, letters, words, colours, pictures and meaning.
Your child is the puppeteer! Their goal is to help Captain Snow find words to represent each letter in the alphabet. Words will magically appear as certain objects are clicked on in each scene and the corresponding letter will be highlighted at the bottom of the stage. Try to find all the letters of the [...]
CBC Alberta @ Noon’s Donna McElligott had University of Calgary professor Patrick Finn taking calls on the new way students are using social media and technology in the classroom. It was a great conversation. Callers had a wide range of opinions on the matter. Here is the podcast: calgwildrose.xml If it doesn’t open for you, [...]
Connective Learning We just recently presented at the District Learning Day in Lethbridge to an amazing group of educators. The presentation Connective Learning, (http://tinyurl.com/connecteet) touched on the theories of Stephen Downes, George Siemens, Will Richardson and Alec Couros who all write and teach about the idea of connective and networked learning.
This presentation ( http://portal.sliderocket.com/APUUV/teachweb2-0) was created by myself (Jackie Doherty) and Chris Aitken. We are both instructional designers from the Educational Enhancement Team at the Lethbridge College and were asked to present on Web 2.0 tools at the District Learning Days for Lethbridge School Disctrict No.51. The presentation is a compilation of our favorite Web [...]
The Snow Island Paper Theatre series presents the learner with amusing and engaging scenes and characters designed to appear like a two-dimensional paper theatre production. Learners interact with each scene (and with special features of the mobile device such as tilt) by manipulating the objects on the stage which prompt new animations and narratives designed [...]