doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

November 2, 2013

  • My #ECOO13 Session

    One of the joys of presenting at a conference is being able to share your thoughts about something that you are passionate about.  For me, it’s about ongoing personal professional learning.  I believe that it is essential if you are to grow and mature as a educator.  I also believe that it’s never over. In… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 11/02/2013

    Ten words to cut from your writing – The Globe and Mail “As Mark Twain famously wrote, “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” His point? Strong writing is lean writing. When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don’t need–such… Continue reading