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An '''[[accolade]]''' ([[:Category:Noun|noun]]) is praise and approval for the work performed by a person. An accolade is often given to the recipient as a written note or e-mail message in order to acknowledge the recipient's creative action, work and indicate the recipient's investment of time and energy.
 
An '''[[accolade]]''' ([[:Category:Noun|noun]]) is praise and approval for the work performed by a person. An accolade is often given to the recipient as a written note or e-mail message in order to acknowledge the recipient's creative action, work and indicate the recipient's investment of time and energy.
  
# "Thank you David for your inspiration, trailblazing, insightful tenacity for starting '''[[Outdoor Paragon E-Newsletter|Outdoor Paragon]]''' and being the driving force behind it for all these years. You are an inspiration to anyone who has come in contact with you and that amounts to a heck of a lot of people. I give you my personal thanks for sharing so many ideas with me over the years; sharing adventures; listening to my thoughts and being there in times of need. Thank you for being such an inspirational outdoor colleague. I know you will be focusing your energies on '''[[Beyond Our Classroom|other projects]]''' and I am sure they will be just as successful as Outdoor Paragon has been." Take care my friend. <br>Adventure On<br>Dream Awake<br>Paul Strome<br>March 24, 2013<br>
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# "Thank you David for your inspiration, trailblazing, insightful tenacity for starting '''[[Outdoor Paragon E-Newsletter|Outdoor Paragon]]''' and being the driving force behind it for all these years. You are an inspiration to anyone who has come in contact with you and that amounts to a heck of a lot of people. I give you my personal thanks for sharing so many ideas with me over the years; sharing adventures; listening to my thoughts and being there in times of need. Thank you for being such an inspirational outdoor colleague. I know you will be focusing your energies on '''[[Beyond Our Classroom|other projects]]''' and I am sure they will be just as successful as Outdoor Paragon has been." Take care my friend. <br>Adventure On<br>Dream Awake<br>Paul Strome<br>March 24, 2013
# "I appreciate the time you took to chat with me last week and connect me with these networks.  I admire the work you do with your students and the valuable resource that Outdoor Paragon is.Thanks!"<br>Tricia Fitzpatrick<br>Head of Science<br>Cawthra Park Secondary School<br>Mississauga, ON<br>October 28, 2012<br>
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# "I appreciate the time you took to chat with me last week and connect me with these networks.  I admire the work you do with your students and the valuable resource that Outdoor Paragon is.Thanks!"<br>Tricia Fitzpatrick<br>Head of Science<br>Cawthra Park Secondary School<br>Mississauga, ON<br>October 28, 2012
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# "I was looking for materials for my Physical Geography classes at [http://www.pasadena.edu/ Pasadena City College]. Saw you [[:Category:Geography|website]]. <br>I am sending you a "Thank you" for having such a useful site. I hope you and your students are learning much about geography.<br> Keep up the good work!!" <br>- 2003  '''Dr. John Menary''', Adjunct Faculty, Department of Geography, <br>[http://www.lbcc.edu/Geography/ Long Beach City College], Long Beach, California U.S.A.
 
# "I was looking for materials for my Physical Geography classes at [http://www.pasadena.edu/ Pasadena City College]. Saw you [[:Category:Geography|website]]. <br>I am sending you a "Thank you" for having such a useful site. I hope you and your students are learning much about geography.<br> Keep up the good work!!" <br>- 2003  '''Dr. John Menary''', Adjunct Faculty, Department of Geography, <br>[http://www.lbcc.edu/Geography/ Long Beach City College], Long Beach, California U.S.A.
  

Revision as of 23:29, 25 October 2021

David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,888 pages and 20,185,651 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on Linkedin.com and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon. Thank you for visiting. You may contact David Spencer here.

The following resources are helpful to parents and teachers:

  1. Book: Supporting Successful Transition from Primary to Secondary School by Tina Rae (2014)
  2. Book: Book: Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv (2008)
  3. Book: Digital Tools for Teaching: 30 E-tools for Collaborating, Creating, and Publishing across the Curriculum by Steve Johnson (2013)
  4. DVD video: Canadian Popular Music in the '60's, '70's & '80's by EMI Music Canada (2012)
  5. DVD video: Canada: A People's History produced by Mark Starowicz (2001).
  6. Book: Fire in the Bones: Bill Mason and the Canadian Canoeing Tradition by James Raffan (1999)



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Accolades for David Spencer's Education Paragon

An accolade (noun) is praise and approval for the work performed by a person. An accolade is often given to the recipient as a written note or e-mail message in order to acknowledge the recipient's creative action, work and indicate the recipient's investment of time and energy.

  1. "Thank you David for your inspiration, trailblazing, insightful tenacity for starting Outdoor Paragon and being the driving force behind it for all these years. You are an inspiration to anyone who has come in contact with you and that amounts to a heck of a lot of people. I give you my personal thanks for sharing so many ideas with me over the years; sharing adventures; listening to my thoughts and being there in times of need. Thank you for being such an inspirational outdoor colleague. I know you will be focusing your energies on other projects and I am sure they will be just as successful as Outdoor Paragon has been." Take care my friend.
    Adventure On
    Dream Awake
    Paul Strome
    March 24, 2013


  1. "I appreciate the time you took to chat with me last week and connect me with these networks. I admire the work you do with your students and the valuable resource that Outdoor Paragon is.Thanks!"
    Tricia Fitzpatrick
    Head of Science
    Cawthra Park Secondary School
    Mississauga, ON
    October 28, 2012


  1. "I was looking for materials for my Physical Geography classes at Pasadena City College. Saw you website.
    I am sending you a "Thank you" for having such a useful site. I hope you and your students are learning much about geography.
    Keep up the good work!!"
    - 2003 Dr. John Menary, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Geography,
    Long Beach City College, Long Beach, California U.S.A.