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 [...]

OTR Links 03/27/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/oMhU9TlQte Stories via @Cowpernicus @jenfarrellcordo @dr_weston_PhD #edtech #edchat — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) March 27, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/oMhU9TlQte Stories via @msvalois @minifancarl @brandy_doan #edchat The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/oMhU9TlQte Stories via @msvalois @minifancarl @brandy_doan #edchat [...]

Whatever happened to …


... typing? Imagine two years of: "Feet flat on the floor, hands on the home row, eyes on your copy ---- begin" That was how I spend 1/8th of every day in Grade 9 and 10. Going into high school, we had to pick a stream for study and I chose Business.  I wanted to [...]

OTR Links 03/26/2017


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/vBx8mpVi4y Stories via @fionaross15 @TVDSB @MarkZochowski #makered #edtech — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) March 26, 2017 The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/vBx8mpVi4y Stories via @MisterJsWorld @B_ernadette @spagsmario #edtech The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/vBx8mpVi4y Stories via @MisterJsWorld @B_ernadette @spagsmario #edtech [...]

Are we witnessing the end?


I can recall how impressed I was with mobile technology on Star Trek.  In particular, there was that tablet thing that would be passed around for stylus input.  Many things that we see and take for granted these days came from that wonderful show.  Even today, I still enjoy watching the reruns. And, it's one [...]