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Last update: 2012-06-12

181-More Great Book Reviews

2012-06-12 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 19s

This week Greg gives us a final leadership book review and several great ideas for good fiction. This podcast also features several reviews from the Heritage team.…

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180-Great Reads for Christian Educators

2012-06-05 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 19s

This week Greg reviews several books from the genre of Business/Leadership and makes a case why these can help Christian Leaders in their tasks as educators.…

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179-The Christian Educator's Reading List

2012-05-28 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 19s

In this podcast Greg talks about his life-long habit of reading, his approach towards scripture, and begins with a few recommendations on his list of spiritual reading.…

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178-Internet Safety in the New Wild West Part 3

2012-05-22 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

This is part 3 from a workshop session Greg recently gave which focused on how we, as parents and educators, should approach the internet with our children. He used the metaphor of the Wild West because of the amazing impact that it has had on our lives and in some very real ways has facilitated the internet revolution that is taking place today.…

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177-Internet Safety in the New Wild West Part 2

2012-05-15 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 25s

This is part 2 from a workshop session Greg recently gave which focused on how we, as parents and educators, should approach the internet with our children. He used the metaphor of the Wild West because of the amazing impact that it has had on our lives and in some very real ways has facilitated the internet revolution that is taking place today. …

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176-Internet Safety and the New Wild West

2012-05-07 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

This is part 1 from a workshop session Greg recently gave which focused on how we, as parents and educators, should approach the internet with our children. He used the metaphor of the Wild West because of the amazing impact that it has had on our lives and in some very real ways has facilitated the internet revolution that is taking place today. …

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175 - The Bitgood Family Charter

2012-04-30 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 27s

This podcast is an interview with the entire Bitgood family about how their Charter of goals, values and commitment affected all of their lives. The interview was based upon a Charter that Greg and Christine developed with the children were very young.…

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174 - A Christian Perspective on Pop Literature

2012-04-24 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

In this podcast Greg continues the discussion from last week on how literature and art can give us a new perspective of the world we live in. He ends this with a lively discussion with Pippa Davies our Learning Commons leader.…

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173 - Living Between the Trees

2012-04-16 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 20s

In this podcast Greg exams a blog post by Heritage educator, David Laird, on the important role of great literature, film and art in helping us and our students to understand a fallen world. …

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172-Comp Civ Interview

2012-04-09 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

Greg interviews the Comparative Civilizations team after their incredibly eventful trip to Europe. They share their highlights and the deeper things God was doing in them.…

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171 - Celebrating Christmas and Easter (Revisited)

2012-04-02 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 17s

In this episode Greg Bitgood talks about the importance of celebrating well the holidays of Christmas and Easter for the sake of our culture and our children. …

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170 - Why We Enroll our Kids in Christian School (Revisited)

2012-03-26 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 24s

Greg talks with one of Heritage Christian School's most experienced teachers, Joanne Robideau. She is married to one of our Online School directors and is also the mother of two wonderful children. They talk about how and why the Robideaus have chosen Heritage for their children. …

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169-10 Reasons (Revisited)

2012-03-19 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 17s

This is a repeat of podcast #147. Greg speaks about a cliche' that defines a mindset that often hinders and marginalizes many schools, leaders and teachers. He gives 10 reasons why we shouldn't follow this common way of thinking. …

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168-Discipleship Missions Mom

2012-03-12 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 24s

In this podcast Greg interviews Katarina, a home education mother who has spent several years in very difficult nations on the mission field with her family. She shares from her experiences of how her family has learned how to disciple and walk by faith. You will be inspired!…

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167-Four Heritage Disciples Share

2012-03-05 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

In this podcast Greg speaks with four disciples whose education with Heritage Christian School went from Kindergarten to Grade 12. All four are strong Christians today and have much to say about the role Heritage had in shaping their lives and destiny.…

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166-Great Anecdotes of Discipleship

2012-02-27 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

After another of Greg's famous rants on discipleship in Christian education he shares a wonderful example of discipleship from Sierra Leone. He then interviews two Humanities 10 and 11 students about their understanding of discipleship.…

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165-Examples of Discipleship in Education

2012-02-20 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In podcast 165 Greg reads from comments about previous podcasts and gives examples of discipleship from both our campus school and a discussion with Dr. Mark Daley.…

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164 - Discipleship and the Liberal Arts Education

2012-02-13 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In this podcast Greg talks about how the goals of Discipleship relate to the western idea of the Liberal Arts approach to education which is historically described as the free man's education.…

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163-Changing the Idea of Poverty with our Kids

2012-02-06 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 20s

Greg interviews Melissa Giles from Food for the Hungry Canada. She talks about how we can help our students understand poverty from a Biblical Worldview rather than the popular conception portrayed by Western media.…

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162 - The Means of Discipleship

2012-01-30 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 18s

In this podcast Greg continues to look at what a Discipleship relationship should look like. He uses the metaphor of an apprentice/journeyman relationship. …

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161 - Dicipleship Context and Curriculum

2012-01-23 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 17s

In this podcast Greg reintroduces the constant theme of Discipleship-Based Christian Education. We need to go further than just talking about it, we need to say exactly what it is. …

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160 - Discipleship Mom

2012-01-16 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In this podcast Greg interviews Diane Down after she wrote a compelling letter in answer to one of our original podcasts. She is articulate and clear in her purposes for homeschooling and discipling her children. …

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159 - Heritage Schools and Programs

2012-01-09 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

Greg Bitgood's debut podcast of 2012 gives an overview of all of Heritage Christian Schools programs with a bit of vision for the future mixed in. …

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158-Charles Leadbeater: Educational Innovation in the Slums

2011-06-27 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

In the last podcast of the 2010/2011 school year we are repodcasting the TED talk given by Charles Leadbeater. He points to the real goal that the Lord has set before us in education. Using Innovation to significantly change for the better what we do in our schools and extend our efforts to children around the world who lack our economic advantage and access to education.…

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157-Heritage Programs and Sarah Bennett

2011-06-20 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

Greg talks about the incredible impact Heritage is beginning to have around the world. Also, he concludes last week's interview with Sarah Bennett on the new Coop program launching next year.…

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156-Sarah Bennett and HCOS Homeschooling

2011-06-14 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In this Podcast Greg interviews Sarah Bennett in part one of two podcasts that updates our community on what’s new in homeschooling. …

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155-Technology is Space

2011-06-06 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 19s

In this Podcast Greg continues to explore the ideas that came out of the Vancouver Symposium. Specifically the concept brought forward by Stephen Collis:Technology mediates relationships. Space mediates relationships. Technology is space. …

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154-21st Century Educational Spaces

2011-05-30 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

In this podcast Greg relates a very important concept brought forward by Steve Collis at the Vancouver Symposium for Christian Education in the 21st Century regarding the relationship of technology and space. We also share the Learning to Change-Changing to Learn video found on Youtube.…

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153-KCC Symposium Review

2011-05-23 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 24s

In this podcast we bring a condensed version of the report given at Kelowna Christian Center from the Vancouver Symposium for Christian Education in the 21st Century. We hear from Mark Beadle of Sevenstar Academy, David Klein from HeronBridge College in South Africa and Graeme Holloway from Hatfield Christian Online School also in South Africa.…

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152-The Doubling

2011-05-16 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

As Greg prepares for The Vancouver Symposium for Christian Education in the 21st Century he brings a familiar theme from his writing to this podcast, the intensity of change thrust upon us by the Digital World. …

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151-Kingdom Pedagogy

2011-05-09 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In this podcast Greg introduces the idea of a Christian approach to the methods we use to educate our children and students. In this podcast Greg also has a conversation with Shelley Sharkey on her blogpost with the same title.…

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150-Blogging Revisited

2011-05-02 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

In this repeat of podcast #126 Greg interviews a delightful grade 5 student and seasoned DL teacher, Kathy Strebchuk about blogging for educational purposes. We show how simple and easy it is to get started in the blogosphere. …

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149-How Will You Measure Your Life?

2011-04-25 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

Greg brings to us an address made by the author of Disrupting Class, Clayton Christensen to the 2010 graduating class from the Harvard Business School. This moving speech will help us look at our own lives and in the lives of the young disciples God has sent us.…

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148-Your Comments

2011-04-18 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

This week it is your podcast. We read from the many comments we received about the Christian Educator podcast and last week’s compelling message on 10 reasons why we should consider re-inventing the wheel. …

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147-10 Reasons About an Old Cliche

2011-04-11 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 17s

In this podcast Greg speaks about a cliche' that defines a mindset that often hinders and marginalizes many schools, leaders and teachers. He gives 10 reasons why we shouldn't follow this common way of thinking.…

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146-21st Century Education Report Summary

2011-04-04 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In podcasts 138-141 Greg gave detailed analysis of the Premier's Technology Council Report on a Vision for 21st Century Learning. In this podcast he summarizes that analysis and gives four case studies. The last case study may surprise you.…

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145-Consumerism Revisited Part 2

2011-03-28 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 20s

Part two of an interview with Professor Randal Rauser addressing the issue of consumerism in our culture and our children. …

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144-Consumerism Revisited

2011-03-21 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 20s

In this podcast we revisit my first interview with Professor Randal Rauser on the issue of Consumerism and how it affects our children and our response as Christian Educators.This is part 1. …

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143-Truth and Knowledge Part 2

2011-03-14 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 27s

This is part two of a message given at Kelowna Christian Center by HCOS Developer and Teacher Jeff Therrien on the value of truth and knowledge. Jeff explores how rational thought and faith are not incompatible.…

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142-Truth and Knowledge Part 1

2011-03-07 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 28s

This is part one of a message given at Kelowna Christian Center by HCOS Developer and Teacher Jeff Therrien on the value of truth and knowledge. Jeff explores how rational thought and faith are not incompatible.…

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141-21st Century Education Part 4

2011-02-28 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

This is part 4 of the discussion around the Premier's Technology Council's report on A Vision for 21st Century Education published in December. This week we will explore the forth section of the document that deals with the Shifting Roles of change in a 21st education system.…

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140-21st Century Learning Part 3

2011-02-21 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

This is part 3 of the discussion around the Premier's Technology Council's report on A Vision for 21st Century Education published in December. This week we will explore the third section of the document that deals with how a 21st education system would function. …

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139-21st Century Education Report Part 2

2011-02-14 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

This is part 2 of the discussion around the Premier's Technology Council's report on A Vision for 21st Century Education published in December. This week we will explore the second section of the document that deals directly with a vision of the future of K-12 education. …

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128-Mark Beadle Interview part 2

2010-11-23
Length: 21m 40s

Greg interviews Mark Beadle about the future of Christian Education…

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127-A Conversation with Mark Beadle

2010-11-16
Length: 19m 56s

Greg speaks extensively with Dr. Mark Beadle about Online Education.…

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126-Blogging, Ed Tech part 6

2010-11-09
Length: 20m 8s

Greg explores the Blogosphere with a student and a teacher…

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125-Educational Technology Part 5

2010-11-02
Length: 26m 30s

Greg continues the discussion on teachers and social networking…

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124-Educational Technology Part 4

2010-10-26
Length: 24m 46s

Greg revisits the issue of technology in the classroom…

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123-Educational Technology Part 3

2010-10-19
Length: 20m 12s

Greg interviews Clair Pollok about subscritions…

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122-Technology and Education Part 2

2010-10-12
Length: 17m 3s

Greg speaks about the benifits and dangers of technology…

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121-Cell Phones in the Classroom - Part 1 of Educational Technology

2010-10-05
Length: 22m 23s

A re-podcast of an inteview with an innovated Toronto grade 7 teacher.…

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120 - Our First Responsiblity Part 2

2010-09-28
Length: 24m 47s

Part 2 of Greg's message to parents…

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119 - Our First Responsibilty

2010-09-21
Length: 21m 25s

The parents role in their children's faith.…

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118 - Left Behind in 2023

2010-09-14
Length: 17m 10s

Greg presents his ACSI quarterly journal article…

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117-Summer Repeat: Disrupting Class

2010-06-22
Length: 21m 31s

Summer Repeat from podcast 65 - Disrupting Class…

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116-Bring on the Revolution with Sir Ken Robinson

2010-06-15
Length: 20m 52s

Sir Ken Robinson's talks about educational reform…

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115-The Mastery Math Method Part 2

2010-06-08
Length: 23m 19s

Greg inteviews Richard Bitgood about his new Math Methods of Instruction…

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114-The Mastery Math Method Part 1

2010-06-01
Length: 20m 4s

Greg inteveiws Richard Bitgood on this new method of Math instruction.…

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113-Globalization and Heritage Christian Schools

2010-05-25
Length: 18m 28s

Greg's latest rant on how the world is "a chang'n."…

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112-Are You Discipling or Just Schooling Part 3

2010-05-18
Length: 21m 12s

Greg completes his message from the CHEC convention…

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111-Are You Discipling or Just Schooling Part 2

2010-05-11
Length: 21m 44s

Greg continues his message from the CHEC convention…

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110-Are You Discipling or Just Schooling-Part 1

2010-05-04
Length: 22m 51s

Greg's workshop message at CHEC.…

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109-Susan Patrick from iNACOL Part 2

2010-04-27
Length: 24m 27s

Part 2 of the Keynote address by Susan Patrick for the BC Online Conference…

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108-Susan Patrick from iNACOL part 1

2010-04-20
Length: 27m 26s

The keynote address by Susan Patrick for the BC Online Conference…

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107-Independent School Funding Part 2

2010-04-13
Length: 19m 18s

Part 2 of the funding challenge being made to the BCSTA.…

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106-Independent School Funding Part 1

2010-04-06
Length: 20m 15s

Greg speaks about funding issues in BC.…

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105-It Takes a Villiage with David Kalamen Part 3

2010-03-30

Part 3 of David Kalamen's message about the Church's role in Christian Education…

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104-It Takes a Village with Pastor David part 2

2010-03-23
Length: 20m 41s

Part 2 of David Kalamen's message about the Church's role in Christian Education…

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103-It takes a Village with David Kalamen

2010-03-16
Length: 20m 32s

David Kalamen speaks about he Church's role in Christian Education…

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102-It Takes A Village Part 3

2010-03-09
Length: 18m 32s

Greg interviews two significant memebers of the Heritage Community…

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101-A Christian Perspective of the Vancouver Olympic

2010-03-02
Length: 28m 18s

Greg talks with our Vancouver teachers about their experince and perspective…

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100-It Takes a Village

2010-02-23
Length: 19m 10s

Greg talks about the sense of community we share at Heritage…

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99-Academics, Discipleship and FSAs Discussion

2010-02-16

A discussion with Online Teachers on Academics verses Discipleship…

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98-Academics or Discipleship and FSAs

2010-02-09
Length: 19m 46s

Greg explores the balance of academics and spiritual formation in light of the FSAs…

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135-Academics, Discipleship and FSAs

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 20s

In this repeat of podcast 98 Greg Bitgood explores the question of how we balance our reliance on academic achievement with our goals of discipleship? He also gives his perspective on the FSAs (Foundation Skills Assessment), which is the British Colum…

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134-The Online Course Part 2

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 22s

This is podcast number 2 with the Online Course Working Committee of Heritage where we try to understand the various aspects of learning online. Pat Macksey, Sue Savard, Eric Vanee and Mark Daley speak from their years of experience and help us understand…

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133-The Online Course Part 1

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

This podcast consults the Online Course Working Committee of Heritage to understand the various aspects of learning online. Pat Macksey, Sue Savard, Eric Vanee and Mark Daley speak from their years of experience and help us understand the challenges and b…

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132-Revisting Celebrating Christmas and Easter

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 18s

Greg revisits an earlier podcast where he talks about the importance of celebrating these holidays well both for the sake of our culture and our children. …

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131-Interview with Innovator Stephen Collis Part 2

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

In this podcast Greg interviews one of the most innovative teachers on the planet, North Beaches Christian School's Stephen Collis. This is part 2 that will explore his approach towards technology and his passion to engage students. …

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130-Interview with Innovator Stephen Collis

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 21s

In this podcast Greg interviews one of the most innovative teachers on the planet, North Beaches Christian School's Stephen Collis. This is part 1 of 2 podcasts that will explore his approach towards technology and his passion to engage students.…

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129-Tech, Smart Boards and Digital Presenters

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

In this podcast Greg speaks of the potential dangers of technology to our children. He also interviews Matt Dorie about the pros and cons of Smart Boards and Digital Presenters in the classroom. …

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138-21st Century Learning Part 1

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 23s

This is part 1 of a series of podcasts on the BC Premier's Technology Council report on A Vision for 21st Century Education release in December. Greg comments on the very significant recommendations this pivital report is encouraging. …

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137-Education is a Self-Organizing System

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 25s

As Greg is beginning a series on educational technologies we need be teaching to our children he discovered the TED Talk of Sugata Mitra. Dr. Mitra speaks about some of his amazing discoveries while working with some of the poorest, uneducated children i…

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136-FSAs again and Teaching Robotics

0000-00-00 :: Greg Bitgood
Length: 20s

In this podcast Greg continues the discussion about the importance of FSAs in the midst of our political challenges. He then continues the discussion about technology and education but takes a shift in talking about the technologies we should be exploring…

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