Where Streetview ends…


...people kick in. Yesterday was such a beautiful and so we thought that we'd take a drive to Leamington and visit the beautiful Point Pelee National Park.  The temperature was in the low 20s and the sun incredibly bright and it was just perfect for taking some photographs. Off I went with, as friend @pbeens [...]

links for 2010-09-29


Complete List of Google Earth Activities Complete List of Google Earth Activities (tags: googleearth science google activities education Google_Earth technology earth) Internet Society (ISOC) Future Internet Scenarios The Internet Society engaged in a scenario planning exercise to reveal plausible courses of events that could impact the health of the Internet in the future. While obviously [...]

Special Education Gateway


The Ontario Teachers’ Federation has made available an incredible resource for Ontario teachers.  It’s called the “Teachers’ Gateway to Special Education”. At the opening splash screen, enter the English or French side to a wealth of resources.  In one spot, you can quickly zero in on any need, exceptionality or diagnosed condition. For each, you’ll [...]

links for 2010-09-28


Teacher's Gateway to Special Education Teachers' Gateway to Special Education from the Ontario Teachers' Federation (tags: teacher gateway special_education) Secrets Starbucks Doesn't Want You to Know - Yahoo! Finance Secrets Starbucks Doesn't Want You to Know (tags: secrets starbucks) AOL Acquires Team Lead by Google Reader Creators Thing Labs, the company behind social media stream [...]

Lost in the Clouds


A couple of weeks ago, Miguel Guhlin posted an entry that made me sit up and think about Diigo.  His reflections were about the decision that Diigo had made to start to offer premium accounts and how he was going to handle it personally.  He's a pretty sharp guy and his post really should be [...]

links for 2010-09-27


RIM introduces PlayBook -- the BlackBerry tablet -- Engadget Today at Research In Motion's developer event, Mike Lazaridis introduced the company's new tablet -- the PlayBook. The device will sport a Cortex A9, 1GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 7-inch display, webOS-like app switching, an e-reader component, full document editing, and pairing with BlackBerry [...]

Career Aspirations


I spent a couple of hours yesterday watching #educationnation and reading and participating a bit in the Twitter back channel.  All of this while the Minnesota Vikings were playing football and that should give you an indication of my passion for teaching.  If you know me, you know how much I like my Vikings… But, [...]