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A big shout out to Peter Vogel for sharing this resource.  Ever since I sat down with it the first time, I've been hooked.  I'm also saying "Billions and Billions" under my breath. The resource is "If the Moon were only 1 pixel".  So, right from the start, we're marrying astronomy and computers.  It's not [...]

OTR Links 05/25/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/ojWVd4s5GU Stories via @brandy_doan @Teresa_Kelly @pbeens #edchat #onted — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) May 25, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/ojWVd4s5GU Stories via @MamaGLeadership @dougsnews @brmf_rm #onted The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/ojWVd4s5GU Stories via @MamaGLeadership @dougsnews @brmf_rm #onted [...]

School and Internet of Things


At the recent OSSTF Technology Conference, I had the chance to enjoy the session "How the Internet of Things Might Look in Schools of the Future" by Ramona Meharg.  She led off her descriptor with a statistic from Cisco and I was hooked.  How might it look? The session was interesting and engaged the audience. [...]

OTR Links 05/24/2017


Microsoft starts rolling out collaborative inking Whiteboard app | ZDNet Microsoft starts rolling out collaborative inking Whiteboard app | ZDNet https://t.co/udIVFaLPNn — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) May 24, 2017 tags: IFTTT Twitter via:packrati.us The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/2f1iQfK2pq Stories via @msolomonteacher @redfearn @albertfong #edchat #climate — Doug Peterson [...]

My interests exposed


well, to me completely, and to you just a bit if you read on.  To Twitter, everything. If you're a Twitter user, you probably noticed an email recently indicating that their terms and conditions had been updated. It was cold and rainy here so I did go through and read things. This paragraph stuck out [...]

OTR Links 05/23/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/1vqyA14MVP Stories via @Staudt1 @wonderoom @Jason_To #edchat #tsunami — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) May 23, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/1vqyA14MVP Stories via @SSwackhammer @Laholwerda @Jackie_Waller #tsunami The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/1vqyA14MVP Stories via @SSwackhammer @Laholwerda @Jackie_Waller #tsunami [...]

Just in time for Victoria Day …


... in Windsor, the Great Canadian Flag was raised for the first time. So, I had to take a drive into the city to take a look and a picture.  Sadly, it wasn't windy enough to show it extended.  Here's what I got. It's going to be beautiful when the wind picks up. The dimensions? [...]