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About mrcameron14

I am a Grade 6 teacher of 18 years in Thunder Bay Ontario, Canada. Passionate about sharing with teachers throughout the world. Teaching students how to use technology 4 good and to make a positive difference in the world. Apple Distinguished Educator 2013, SMART Exemplary Educator 2013, Google Educator 2015.

Let’s Paddle to the Sea Together!

Learning is a journey.  The sharing of stories is probably the greatest source of traditional learning.  Story telling comes in many forms; oral, written and video. Today, the ability to share stories has never been easier, thus the opportunities for … Continue reading

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Our Kids’ Spelling is Atrocious.

I recently had a text conversation with a friend. It’s a conversation that certainly isn’t exclusive to her child. In fact, I might argue that my own ten year old son’s spelling is atrocious as well. I know when I … Continue reading

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My Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship Journey

I was recently asked to deliver a presentation to my School Board about my Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship experience aboard the National Geographic Quest. I figured I’d share my presentation in case others might be interested in knowing how a grade … Continue reading

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GO! Explore!

Part of my commitment as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow is to bring my experience back to my classroom. I spent a lot of time reflecting on how I could best leverage my experience to encourage kids to find their own “inner … Continue reading

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Find Your Inner Explorer

In my lifetime I have travelled across Canada, hiked for three weeks in Yukon and Alaska, backpacked across Ecuador, explored the beaches of  Hawaii, lived amongst the locals in Newfoundland, visited countless incredible cities in Canada and the United States … Continue reading

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A Day (or three) in the Life of this Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

I’m still trying to comprehend this opportunity that has been bestowed upon me. You see, I’m currently traveling aboard the National Geographic Quest with Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow. Alisha Lindsey, Kerry Hynes and myself are … Continue reading

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Water Walking

There’s something special about walking by water.  Perhaps it’s because I’ve spent the better part of my life in, on or around water. Living inThunder Bay, at the head of Lake Superior, provides ample opportunity to experience water at its … Continue reading

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For Water: Learn. Adopt. Protect. Walk.

Just a little less than a year ago water connected my class and I to Josephine Mandamin. As of today, one hundred and ninety-three classes from around the Great Lakes, across Canada and throughout the world have committed to learning … Continue reading

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“Awesome Adventurers”

I am proud and humbled to be a National Geographic Education Certification mentor. I recently wrote a message to my Mentee Group, which I’ve called “The Awesome Adventurers”. I figured I’d share the message on my blog as it’s a … Continue reading

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NOW What?

I love the dead of winter in Thunder Bay! The snow has finally accumulated, I get to cross country ski every day,  and it’s cold! The snow and cold weather also me bring so many opportunities for teaching math to … Continue reading

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