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I’m Still the Master of My Domain

I renewed my domain name for another three years. That involved rectifying a mistake I made the first time. I’ve switched from www.alan-stange.ca to the more common www.alanstange.ca. Appart from updating business cards, I don’t think the change will cause … Continue reading

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Flat Learning is a Challenge Still in Room 7

The technologies we integrate with learning change gradually over time. These last few years I have been trying to use Edmodo to connect my students with other classrooms. After a few successful years of “global pen pals”, and a great … Continue reading

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Cross-Curricular Learning

Our conversation this week on #saskedchat shared our understandings and current practices incorporating cross-curricular outcomes and indicators. Within ten minutes I pulled myself up short and remembered that my context was not identical to those of the others in the … Continue reading

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Seven Years of Blogging

I think that I have been posting to this blog for nine years or so actually. My first post, PARTY Time is dated February 14, 2006. Prior to that I was blogging on a different site. I think that seven years ago … Continue reading

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My Current Events Problems

Integrating current events into the classroom curriculum troubles me. I am not doing it intentionally at the moment. At one time, I was passionate about current events. It was misplaced during a series of shifts in my work and I … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know What to Read

   More specifically, the book, in my own definition, arrives when a student is no longer learning to read but reading to learn. They’ve read a lot of “chapter books” for fun, excitement, and adventurous means. They are now emerging from … Continue reading

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The Literacy Singularity

   Mark Twain on literacy From the time I was eleven or twelve and reached that singularity where reading was now for me, I have been a passionate advocate of personal reading. I read something of personal interest every day. … Continue reading

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Equity or Equality, We Keep it Simple, but Stupid

I have hardly said it all, however; one of the first things I do before composing a new post is to search back through my previous reflections on edustange. Equity surfaces in my reflections on BYOD, assessment, and curriculum. Equity … Continue reading

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Teach Like a Pirate, not so much

#saskedchat questions:1. How do you integrate your Passions/personal side into your classroom?2. How do you Immerse yourself into the content you are teaching?3. Why is Rapport important with students important and how do you build on this daily?    I … Continue reading

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