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This Week’s Posting is Delayed

I must apologize for not getting out this blog’s regular weekly posting today. In addition to it being Father’s Day, I have been tasked with preparing a major presentation for my district’s Board of Trustees. Rather than try to squeeze … Continue reading

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The Importance of Questions Part 3 – Curricular Implications

Among his many talents, my father is a carpenter. He is the one from whom I first heard the advice to ‘measure twice, cut once’. While this may have immediate applications within the world of carpentry and cabinet-making, it is … Continue reading

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The Importance of Questions Part 2 – Ethical Considerations For New Proposals

I am currently approximately 2/3 of the way through my planned career in education. In that time, like many others, I have seen a number of curricular (and other) proposals brought forward. In my observation, a small number of them … Continue reading

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The Importance of Questions Part 1 – Mobile Devices and Tablets

As the end of an academic year approaches, many educators start planning for the start of the next. Often, plans are made for new projects and many of these have technical components. I believe that the technical considerations are the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Questions When Planning

I created this blog as a place to share ideas arising from my own research and experiences in the area of educational technology. In my current role as my school district’s technology leader, I often come into contact with proposals … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Wired Principal

My name is Graham Arts and I’m currently the District Principal for Information Technology for the Sooke School District. Sooke is located on Southern Vancouver Island, next to Victoria. I have recently begun my work in this role. Previously I … Continue reading

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