Professionally Speaking, a feature of the Magazine of the Ontario College of Teachers, offers experience from several teachers of students from grades five to twelve, on how they’re using “social media, webcams and other tools to help launch learning to a whole new level. Among the advice they provide: “Don’t make the mistake of implementing 21st-century teaching tools while hanging on to 19th-century teacher-centric pedagogy…” (Danika Barker, OCT, English and media-literacy teacher), “At first, it takes more energy to teach this way,” Bickley says. “But it’s also more energizing. The kids are so excited. Every time we do this, it’s like a miracle,” (Mali Bickley, Oct, Grade Five teacher). You may wish to stay in touch with this website and its Tech Class column, which focuses on teachers’ experiences with new technology