Jim Pedrech

Jim Pedrech

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    • Website
      http://pedrech.wordpress.com/
    • Native Language
      English
    • Other Languages
      English
    • Started Teaching
      2003
    • Age Level
      Ages 14-18
    • Categories
      Reading and Writing / History / Gaming / Technology / Digital Literacy
    • Guest Speaker Expertise
      -writing online courses (history) -designing video games with/for students (grammar, journalism, history, Shakespeare) -Minecraft (Shakespeare, history, media literacy) -study of literature in 21st centry My website (with games); http://pedrech.ca/ My blog: https://pedrech.wordpress.com/

    My Story

    Hi! I am the English and Canadian & World Studies Department Head at a high school in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada. I am interested in lots of things, including writing, engaging novels, and effective pedagogies. I am particularly interested in how new(ish) texts, like video games, can be used to foster learning.


    You can view my blog here: https://pedrech.wordpress.com/

    Here is my website. Feel free to use my games with your students! http://pedrech.ca/


    My Interests
    I am very interested in good books and great video games.

    Favorite Quote
    We no longer think of chairs as technology; we just think of them as chairs. But there was a time when we hadn't worked out how many legs chairs should have, how tall they should be, and they would often "crash" when we tried to use them.

    Favorite Book
    The End of Education/Macbeth/Ready Player One

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