October Top 10 News Stories

Dear Thought Leader,

I’m thrilled to share our October Top 10 most popular news items with you! You’ll be interested to know that this past issue was our most popular ever! Perhaps this speaks to the tremendous momentum around the digital transformation in education as well as the maturing of the EdTech sector.

Our 3rd Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit is just three weeks away. Limited spaces available! Be sure to check out our impressive line-up of presenters. Click here to register.

Teachers take note! Catch our webinar on Thursday, November 1 at 1:30 p.m. EST to learn “Secrets of Success” for entering our 5th Annual MSL 21st Century Classroom Video Challenge. Over $50,000 in classroom technology prize giveaways! Learn more here.

As always, we welcome you to share your success stories, news, and people on the move.

Until next time, keep the learning curve steep!


Robert Martellacci, M.A. EdTech
President & Publisher
MindShare Learning

1. Shifting Minds 3.0
C21 Canada released its Shifting Minds Framework and Vision for 21st Century Learning. You can access your complimentary copy and learn how to get engaged via c21canada.org

2. Video Challenge Launch
MindShare Learning kicked off its 5th Annual MindShare Learning 21st Century Classroom Video Challenge at Dundas Central Public School in the Grade 6 classroom of last year’s Central Canada winner, Ms. Heidi Siwak.
Learn more here

3. Out of Print: Reimaging the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age
State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), 24/09/12
Read more

4. Interview with Barry Janzen, Teacher at Mount Douglas Secondary School in Victoria, B.C.
Mr. Janzen talks about his educational journey after his Western Canada win in our 2010/11 Video Challenge.
Listen to the podcast
5. Interview with Heidi Siwak at our Video Challenge Kickoff Event
Listen here

6. The 3rd Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit
Connecting to Success in Today’s Classroom on November 7 at York University.
Register here

7. Edsby
A cloud-based social learning platform that helps schools and districts transform communication.
Read more


8. International E-Learning Company Desire2Learn Expanding to Newfoundland and Labrador
Read more

9. Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2012
Read more

10. A MindShare Learning moment with Ron Reed, Executive Producer, SXSWedu
EdTech trends and the inspiration behind SXSWedu in Austin, Texas on March 4-7, 2013
Listen to the podcast


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