This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Yay!  It's the weekend.  I hope that you have great plans.  Here's some reading from Ontario Edubloggers to help you get through Friday and out the door.What is Deep Learning Anyway? The CanConnect conference started on Wednesday and Peter Skillen sent out this message with its hashtag to remind folks that we just didn't start [...]

Driven


A day doesn't go past when you don't run into a story about self-driving vehicles.  My read this morning included this one.Self-Driving TrucksThe estimate is in 5 to 10 years.  We've still got a way to go.We read constantly about self-driving cars and the advantages that they will have on safety.  Good enough.My question is [...]

OTR Links 04/27/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/QmzqFH7dIa Stories via @tdsb @cyndiejacobs @AlexLCarterEDU #edchat #education — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) April 27, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/QmzqFH7dIa Stories via @mcguirp @Laholwerda @dinamoati #education The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/QmzqFH7dIa Stories via @mcguirp @Laholwerda @dinamoati #education [...]

What’s in a Name? Sparkling Water


How good is your knowledge of Canadian Provincial Trivia? Do you know the literal translation of the provincial names? Thanks to Expedia, here's bit of trivia for you. Can you complete the table? Province/Territory Literal Translation Newfoundland and Labrador New Found Launde and One Who Tilled The Ground Prince Edward Island Son of King George III  [...]

OTR Links 04/26/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/SSOJ1peFcm Stories via @PeelSchools @HeatherTouzin @acampbell99 #tvdsb #edchat — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) April 26, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/SSOJ1peFcm Stories via @kprschools @PaulyneCass @rchids #edchat The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/SSOJ1peFcm Stories via @kprschools @PaulyneCass @rchids #edchat [...]

Witness Bailey


Over the weekend, I had a chance to watch one of my favourite movies, Witness for the Prosecution.  Acting was certainly much different then but Agatha Christie's story is just riveting.  And any movie with Charles Laughton is worth viewing. The setting for the trial is the court at The Old Bailey in London.  With [...]