doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

April 2012

  • A Spectacular LiveBinder of Special Education Resources

    Continuing on a LiveBinder theme, here’s another resource definitely worth sharing.  You’ll also find it in my Diigo account. Special Education / ASD is curated by Mrs. McCallum.   Click on a tab and find the resources for Emotion Resources, Autism Games, Behaviour Resources, Teaching Resources for Special Education and Visual Strategies.   Within each… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 04/30/2012

    How a Google Search Works in Only Half a Second [VIDEO] It only takes half a second for Google to return a search based on keywords you type in, but there’s a whole lot more happening behind the scenes to give you the results you need. Google on Monday launched a video that explains the… Continue reading

  • A Spectacular LiveBinder of Web2.0 Resources

    I stumbled on the following resource this afternoon and it’s definitely worth sharing.  You’d find it in my Diigo account if you looked there but I’d like to promote it a little more via a blog entry. Web Tools for Teachers by Type is curated by Tim Wilhelmus. Click on a tab and find the… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 04/29/2012

    Top 10 Clever Tricks Built Right Into Gmail Gmail is amazing. It’s chock full of more shortcuts, settings, and features than you could shake a stick at. Even if you consider yourself a Gmail ninja, though, there are quite a few tricks you might not know about (and some that Google didn’t even intend). Here… Continue reading