doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

August 2013

  • Who’s Your Copy Editor?

    This whole thinking started innocently enough.  During my morning read, I ran across this article.  9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren’t Wordle. I had three immediate thoughts… I bet this once was a post itemizing 10 Word Cloud Generators and #1 had actually been Wordle; You can never have too many links to a particular… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 08/31/2013

    Doug @ Town of Amherstburg Fireworks! (@ Town of Amherstburg) tags: What’s a PLN? It’s a superhero team chosen by you. | : the readiness is all What’s a PLN? It’s a superhero team chosen by you. | : the readiness is all tags: Connected, Semi-Connected, and Unconnected Educators | My… Continue reading

  • This Week in Ontario Edublogs

    I can’t believe how quickly the summer has passed.  Here in the SouthWest, we get to enjoy the Tall Ships (and the delayed fireworks show) in Amherstburg and the Harrow Fair this weekend.  Both are terrific events. There’s been no shortage of great things coming from the keyboards of Ontario Edubloggers either. What’s interesting to… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 08/30/2013

    Web 2.0 for the Under 13s crowd “As I lamented in my last post, many of the fabulous Web tools out there are restricted to users 13 and over. This limits what Elementary/Primary schools students can access online to create content to collaborate. To save others at school some time, then, I have compiled a… Continue reading

  • Terms of Service

    I really enjoy engaging with others online.  There’s so much that need to be learned. Yesterday, I had one of those moments.  I had written a post about and my thoughts about how it could be used for more than the purpose that you might first think.  Doug Belshaw from the Badges branch of the… Continue reading