Getting prepared


I had a couple of coming togethers of things recently that made me start to wonder and then become a post. It started innocently enough; a student wanted to know some advice for post-secondary plans in computer science.  The student shared his experience with a few of the languages that he knew. It was interesting [...]

100 year old inspiration


I get a kick from people who have discovered technology in the form of ExplainEverything.  People are creating videos for their students on all kinds of topics.  "This is new and a game changer".   Well, perhaps, if you just got into the game! Before this application, there was ScreenChomp from Techsmith.  It was a [...]

OTR Links 03/29/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/EPD3Qu66QM Stories via @NancyPeelSB @SMCDSBDirector @GHarris01 #edchat #hschat — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) March 29, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/EPD3Qu66QM Stories via @msvalois @aeringuy @dinamoati #hschat The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/EPD3Qu66QM Stories via @msvalois @aeringuy @dinamoati #hschat [...]

My last 10


Recently, Alec Couros issued this challenge:If you were summed up by your last 10 tweets or FB posts, what would that look like?That looked like an interesting challenge. So, I dug into my Tweeting history and pulled out the past 10 Twitter messagesThe best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/sRM0docSqZ Stories via @garlickd13 @Hmason36 @brmf_rm [...]

OTR Links 03/28/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/qPxzMzB3rz Stories via @greg_ark @tomsywt @rgordon #edtech #onted — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) March 28, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/qPxzMzB3rz Stories via @taniasterling @gweiler @kotlnc #onted The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/qPxzMzB3rz Stories via @taniasterling @gweiler @kotlnc #onted [...]

When it has to be old school


Ever since I wrote my post yesterday about typing, I've been thinking and monitoring the communications that I've had in my little corner of life. I had an oil change done for the car and the technician did all the documentation and billing via computer.  He didn't have to do much typing; every service that [...]