doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

August 5, 2012

  • Little Geography Help / Advice

    One of the widgets that I use in this blog is a Feedjit that shows the live traffic to the blog.  It’s interesting.  There’s one recurring entry I find “Paris, Ile-de-France”.  Research indicates that it’s an area around Paris.  Unlike most visitors which arrive and then leave, there are always a number of visits from… Continue reading

  • Don’t Hurt Yourself with Social Media

    I absolutely read every comment that’s posted to this blog.  Often, it allows me to extend the conversation.  With any luck, I make sense but there are times when I’m wrong and get corrected.  Both are valuable experiences for me.  So, when Tim King commented on my “This Week in Ontario Edublogs“, I read it… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 08/05/2012

    Babylon Translation application and Dictionary Tool “Text translation in a single click Dictionaries and Glossaries Cross-languages dictionary Built-in spell checker Available in over 75 Languages” tags: babylon translation application dictionary tool Early Learning: How To Tie A Shoe Is your child at that stage where they are learning to lace but still haven’t mastered tying?… Continue reading