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 [...]

OTR Links 04/25/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/Os8g9UFjDu Stories via @westernulibsEDU @deb_lyon @WendyLJackson #edchat #edtech — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) April 25, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/Os8g9UFjDu Stories via @SafinaHirji @mcguirp @infosmarts #edtech The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/Os8g9UFjDu Stories via @SafinaHirji @mcguirp @infosmarts #edtech [...]

OTR Links 04/24/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/QUs5Nj7nLL Stories via @karynb5 @denielsen @carol_p61 #edchat #edtech — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) April 24, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/QUs5Nj7nLL Stories via @cathern2 @CSmurfMurphy @HockeyAmor #edtech The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/QUs5Nj7nLL Stories via @cathern2 @CSmurfMurphy @HockeyAmor #edtech [...]

Whatever happened to …


... blackboards? Kudos for this post go out to Alfred Thompson who sent this article my way.  "Flashback to 2000: Classroom Tech That Doesn’t Exist Anymore".  Who knows? - there may be enough in there for a month's worth of posts.  But, the one that caught my attention was the paragraph dealing with chalkboards.  Or, [...]