Geoff Johnson Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/3837 en When technology enters the classroom http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/when-technology-enters-classroom “That’s it class – you’ll find the notes and the PowerPoint on the S-Drive and a version on Moodle, there is also some relevant info on my edublog”. Eh? It was a Social Studies 10 class and the topic...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/when-technology-enters-classroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/when-technology-enters-classroom#comments School View Technology Education edublog Khan Academy Moodle technology in the classroom Sat, 07 Jul 2012 02:42:00 +0000 Geoff Johnson 12087 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Finland's education system well worth studying http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/new-education/finlands-education-system-well-worth-studying While B.C.'s school crisis grows worse, the Finnish education system is setting the gold standard for public education. Here are some things Canada can learn from Finland's schools. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/new-education/finlands-education-system-well-worth-studying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/new-education/finlands-education-system-well-worth-studying#comments Education Education Dan Rather Finland school system Finnish education system PISA public school system Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:42:00 +0000 Geoff Johnson 12035 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Combining BC school districts will not benefit communities or students http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/08/04/combining-bc-school-districts-will-not-benefit-communities-or-students Let's examine the ongoing discussion about amalgamating school districts, including the notion of a single centralized province wide and province run school district. &nbsp;&nbsp; Education historian...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/08/04/combining-bc-school-districts-will-not-benefit-communities-or-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/08/04/combining-bc-school-districts-will-not-benefit-communities-or-students#comments School View News Education Politics City 1945 Cameron Report education news School Budget School Districts Thomas Fleming Vancouver news VSB Thu, 05 Aug 2010 02:07:00 +0000 Geoff Johnson 4586 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC's public school system is deteriorating. Has anyone noticed? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/05/05/bcs-public-school-system-deteriorating-has-anyone-noticed 
Many districts cannot afford to run their schools for five days each week. In many districts, spring break has been expanded to two weeks. This has caused a resultant decline in working productivity<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/05/05/bcs-public-school-system-deteriorating-has-anyone-noticed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/schoolview/2010/05/05/bcs-public-school-system-deteriorating-has-anyone-noticed#comments School View City Wed, 05 May 2010 21:51:00 +0000 Geoff Johnson 3838 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com