Can/Am July Edition 2022, Volume 15 Issue 5
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This Week in Canadian EdTech with Angela Arnold, GM, Overdrive Education, Winner of Best of Show at ISTE 2022
on What's New with Sora Reading App
Congratulations! It's awesome to finally be in Summer mode and an opportunity to decompress and catchup with family and friends and return to some sense of normalcy. 
Welcome to our Special CanAm Year-End EdTech Report featuring our Canada's Schools of the Future Contest winners, capturing ISTELive professional learning conference highlights as we explore the latest in innovations and research in the K12 & Higher Education space.
ISTELive in New Orleans was a success on so many levels as the premier EdTech professional learning conference of the year. Checkout our ISTE pics, podcasts and ISTE by the numbers infograph! 
Thanks to our team, this issue is packed with great new stories, summer reading recommendations, FREE PD webinar offerings from EdWeb, jobs and events too! 
A few highlights in this week's issue not to miss!
  1. Announcing Canada's 14th Schools of the Future Contest Winners, 1st Place: Tomken Road Middle School, 2nd Place: Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School, 3rd Place: Holy Family Catholic School 
  2. Have a listen to our recorded podcast with ISTE's Best of Show Awarding winning solution provider, Angela Arnold, GM, Overdrive Sora
  3. ISTELive CanAm VIP Celebration of Excellence Networking Reception Highlights Announcing Canadian EdTech Alliance Launch, New Orleans.
  4. Canadian EdTech Industry Spotlight: MindShareTV Podcast Unboxing the NEW Nureva XT Classroom Solution
  5. C21 Canada CIO Alliance: Technology in Public Education Webinar Series>> National Conversation on the State of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in K12, 
  6. Recorded Webinar: Mindshare is honoured to co-host a National Webinar with Class and Nelson: Beyond the Pandemic: The Future of Digital Learning in K12>>Lessons and Opportunities for Back to School
  7.  Save the Dates October 19-20, Montreal: 13th Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit--' Exploring the State of EdTech through Evidence-Based Research' in partnership with McGill University. Inquire about presenter and sponsor opportunities!
I hope you enjoy this month's expanded CanAm Special Summer Edition of the MindShare Report.


Please don't hesitate to reach out to me and share your year-end reflections, success stories, news, research, people on the move and events with us! We love hearing from you! Feel free to call me directly at 416-569-2106, or drop me an email, if we can be of further support to your organization's innovation, or EdTech growth plans through our strategic consulting services. 


In closing, thank you for your dedication and commitment to supporting sustained learning throughout the pandemic. It truly takes a digital village to raise a child in the 21st century. We are grateful for your kind feedback that motivates our team to provide you with mission critical research and insights to implement your digital learning plans.


Until next time, have a safe and enjoyable summer!  


Robert Martellacci, M.A. EdTech
Founder & President, MindShare Learning Technology™
Chief Digital Publisher, The MindShare Learning Report™
Founder, MindShare Workspace--Your Place to Work & Learning
CEO & Co-founder, C21 Canada--Canadians for 21st Century Learning & Innovation

Follow us on Twitter @MindShareLearn @c21can @mindsharework

The Judges Have Spoken! Drum Roll Please! 
MindShare @ISTELive New Orleans Spotlight
24th CanAm Celebration of Excellence Connections
This marked Mindshare's 24th CanAm Celebration of Excellence Partnering Reception. One that proved to be extra special to reconnect in person with friends and colleagues after three years. One of the most unifitiying experiences was singing both Canada's and America's national anthems! Special thanks to our sponsors for helping make this event possible.
Dell Edu Team joined by Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, McGill University, Jim Flanagan, former ISTE Exec and Robert Martellacci
Walking the Exhibit Floor at ISTELive 
Fun Fact! Did you know Peter & Paul Reynolds of Fablevison renowned publishers and founders of International Dot Day were born in Toronto! Incidentally Paul and Robert Martellacci are also proud graduates of Pepperdine's EdTech Program!
Canada's SMART Technologies made a BIG splash at ISTELive with their student learning platform solution Lumio that compliments their awesome interactive panel 
(Above) Startup Oplan from Quebec made its debut at ISTE2022. One to watch for 2022!
(Below) Our Startup Challenge Winners Henry and Aman, EI Amplified joined Robert Martellacci at ISTE as part of their mentorship. They were honoured to connect with Dr. Gary Bitter, Founding President, ISTE
This Week in Canadian EdTech at ISTE2022 with Aimee Bloom and Tara Schnieder, ISTE Certified Instructors,
on the Impact of ISTE PD
Canadian EdTech Industry Spotlight
This Week in Canadian EdTech Special MindShareTV Podcast Unboxing the NEW Nureva XT Classroom Solution
MindShare Learning Sponsors Excellence in Equity Award 2022
MindShare is proud to join as a sponsor of the inaugural Excellence in Equity Awards, presented by the American Consortium for Equity in Education. This awards program is designed to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of both educators and industry to improving opportunities and outcomes for all students. 
We are sponsoring a special category, Best Canadian Company, set up specifically to recognize your efforts! Further, there are 16 additional categories for companies and leaders, in which you can also submit a nomination.
Tweet of the Month
C21 Canada Spotlight
Featured Books of the Month
Upcoming FREE edWebinars Hosted by EdWeb.net 

46 edtech innovations at ISTELive 22

eschoolnews.com, July 5, 2022

Nelson Ed-tech start-up brings place-based online education to schools

thenelsondaily.com, June 25, 2022
Cambridge English School Adopts Lingo Media as English Language E-Learning Technology Provider in Mexico
newswire.ca, June 23, 2022

PowerSchool Launches New Products to Boost Student Success and Support Educators

theglobeandmail.com, June 26, 2022
As ISTE Edtech Conference Kicks Off, A Call For ‘A Major Infusion of Joy’
edsurge.com, June 26, 2022

Government of Canada Invests $506 million into AI, Computer Science Research 

newswire.ca, June 24, 2022

Where Does Education Fit in an Emerging Metaverse?

edsurge.com, June 28, 2022

Higher Ed Reimagined: Accelerating University Research With Network Upgrades

edtechmagazine.com, June 28, 2022

Competitive Coders Are the Future of Esports and the Rising Stars of Computer Science

edsurge.com, June 21, 2022

Inspiring the future: BCIT raises more than $100M to transform applied learning

bcit.ca, June 27, 2022
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United Nations Transforming Education Summit September 2022
September, 2022
13th EdTech Leadership Summit (Save the Date)
October 19-20, 2022
IT4K12 Conference 2022 
November 25-26, 2022         
MindShare Advisory Board
The MindShare Report is grateful for the guidance and support provided by our esteemed advisory board. 

Kevin Custer, Founding Principal, Arc Capital Development 
Chip Fesko, President, Fesko Inc.
Ian Fogarty, Educator, Riverview High School | MindShare National Video Challenge Award Winner 
Dr. Guy Tetrault, Award Winning Sun West Director & CEO (Retired)
Michael Furdyk, Co-Founder, TakingItGlobal 
Dr. Eric Hamilton, Associate Dean of Education, Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology 
Maxim Jean-Louis, CEO, Contact North/Contact Nord, 
Gary Kern, Director of Learning, St. George's School 
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University 
David Marsi, Practice Management Consultant - Private Wealth (Specialist, Developing Talent), BMO Private Wealth
Mirella Rossi, Superintendent of Education, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board
Sandra Chow, Award Winning Teacher, Toronto District School Board 
Ron Sedran, MD, Equity Capital Markets, Canaccord Adams
Zelia Capatao-Tavares, Award-Winning Educator, Toronto District School Board
About Us

The MindShare Learning team is made up of the following awesome individuals: 

Robert Martellacci, M.A. Ed Tech., Chief Digital Curator 

Dr. Ron Owston, PhD., Research Associate, University Professor Emeritus, Former Dean of Faculty, York University 

Chris Kim, PhD., Research Associate, Software Engineer, software studio, Fresco Industries
Timothy Gard, B.Ed., OCT, M.A, Chief Learning Strategist
Hanan Mousa, M.B.A, B.C. S. Digital Media Specialist
Ivana Zelich, Digital Media Associate
Valerie Rusnov, B.A. Hons., B.Ed., Editor 
Filomena Martellacci, B.A. Hons., B.Ed., OCT, Editor

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