OTR Links 02/29/2012


5 Blogging Tools to Make You More Productive Face it: There’s always too much work to do and not enough time. That’s why the time you invest in creating shareable content must be cherished, guarded and used wisely. Whether you’re a freelancer, a marketing manager or blog just for fun, managing your time will help you [...]

Leap Day


When I was in high school, I had a friend whose birthday was February 29.  He joked and we joked back about his getting ripped off birthdays.  After all, his birthday only came every fourth year.  The good news is that it only makes him 12 or 13 now.  Fortunately for him, his parents made [...]

OTR Links 02/28/2012


Apps in Education: I want my students to.....iPad Learning Objectives Sometimes we intimidate people because the lists we create are just too big. Sometime bigger is not better. Yesterday I found a perfect example of this. I came across this website on twitter via @meesterkurt. I love the idea of having the apps organised by what you [...]

OTR Links 02/27/2012


teachingwithted / FrontPage TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.  TEDTalks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. tags: TED teaching technology Teaching Students to Effectively [...]

Gotta Love It


One of the things that you hope to see when you blog about something is to have an impact on something / someone.  Earlier this week, I had blogged about young Joshua Lim's cartoon blog.  I followed up the next day with a blog post "If an Eleven Year Old Can Do It...".  The messages [...]