Tag Archives: Education Research

Highlights from OERS16

The 11th annual Ontario Education Research Symposium was held from February 9th to February 11th with the theme “Networking & Partnerships: The Core of Achieving Excellence in Education. Over 500 people from networks, organizations and stakeholders across the Education sector … Continue reading

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CSSE 2012 – Topics Trending in Education Research (Top-TIER)

This weekend, education researchers from across Canada will be traveling to  Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo to participate in the Canadian Society for the Study of Education’s (CSSE) Annual Congress.  As is traditionally the case, Ontario is … Continue reading

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John Hattie: Visible Learning in Toronto

On April 18th, John Hattie (Visible Learning) spoke in Toronto.  During his presentation, participants shared resources and links on twitter (#HattieTO).  A compilation of these tweets can be found here. For those who were unable to attend either the April … Continue reading

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Ontario Education Research in 140 Characters – OERS 2012

The seventh annual Ontario Education Research Symposium concluded today.  A new approach was employed this year to collect feedback in real time which was compiled and included as updates throughout the symposium.  Attendees were invited to send text messages when … Continue reading

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CSSE 2011: Research Tweets From the East Coast

To explore the tweets from the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) 2011 conference I turned again to the twitteR package for R. My initial plan had been to compile the tweets at the end of CSSE, which seemed like a … Continue reading

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The Juggler’s approach to project management

Over the past few years multi-tasking has been revealed as a myth in the context of project management and productivity.  It may be possible to combine a physical task with a cognitive task (think chewing gum, walking down the street … Continue reading

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One Message, Two Meanings – What Is Your Data Visualization Saying?

If you have ever said something carelessly then you have probably been told that “you can catch more flies with honey than vinegar”. This piece of practical wisdom reminds us to think about what we say and how we say it. … Continue reading

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