Week 8: Activity 1

Neil Stephenson is Director of Learning Services at Delta School District and was formerly a teacher at the Calgary Science School, he is an Apple Distinguished Educator, and was recognized for excellence in teaching by receiving the Prime Minister’s award in 2009. Neil had his students use technology and multimedia in demonstrating their learning in Canadian history.

Read Neil’s blog postings on how his students use Glogster to create historical timelines, how they use technology to aid in creating cigar box panels depicting historical events.

Neil uses the Inquiry Rubric developed by the Galileo Educational Network. Take a look at the rubric and at some examples of projects that have used it.


Kathy Schrock has been a school librarian and educational technologist. She is currently an adjunct professor with Wilkes University and an edtech consultant. Kathy’s website is a valuable resource in many categories. Check out Kathy’s Assessment and Rubrics page where she provides examples for rubrics for many types of activities and technologies.

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