Saturday, November 22, 2008

John Borst

John Borst

John Borst, Ontario, Canada, ECE, Primary, Secondary, University, Adult

Retired former educator/administrator, currently school board trustee. Elementary/secondary, Public/Catholic; Curriculum specialist, ended career as Director of Education in 1996.

In retirement freelance writer and book reviewer on education. Fell into blogging because wanted Catholic community to create magazine and they demurred.

A Review of Catholic Education
Begun in September 2006, the blog covers all aspects of Catholic education, news, commentary, editorials, teaching and learning, Web2 use, professional development activities, reviews, magazine contents and so on.

Some unique features are a weekly cartoon (Ms Levine’s class at Halos Academy) and a now archived fictitious story of four retired teachers who meet over coffee at Emmett’s Café. There is also a feature called blogToTrust which is a catch-all blog within a blog.

Links are posted daily to news articles on Catholic education in Canada but also includes an International section. (The original design can be seen on the advertising tab.)

Theme: catholic education, (#1 using a Google blog search of that term), catholic, education, web2.0, professional development

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