doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

April 2015

  • Tangential Learning

    No, this is not a memory from the past post.  However, the “But the operator says forty cents more for the next three minutes” is really a blast from the past.  That, and the image of the telephone booth.  When was the last time you saw/heard either of those? What started all this was just… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 04/30/2015

    Baseball Memes on Twitter: “Brian Williams on today’s #Orioles #WhiteSox game” RT @MLBMeme: Brian Williams on today’s #Orioles #WhiteSox game Brian Williams on today’s #Orioles #WhiteSox game — Baseball Memes (@MLBMeme) April 29, 2015 tags: IFTTT Twitter Orioles WhiteSox Baseball Memes on Twitter: “Technically true… #Orioles #WhiteSox h/t Mark Victoria”… Continue reading

  • Stop pretending … #MakeSchoolDifferent

    I’ve been following the #MakeSchoolDifferent meme with some interest.  There have been some very interesting observations made by people coming from all directions.  The last I read was Miguel Guhlin’s “Stop the Pretending to #makeschooldifferent“.  They’re all good reads; you’d be wise to read as much as you can and think about the messages and… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 04/29/2015

    Doug Peterson on Twitter: “RT @PeelSchools: Peel board declares May 1 as Toonie Friday to support Nepal earthquake relief effort:” LOVE this idea; would be awesome to see all 72 school boards in ON do the same! — Karen Truyens (@ktruyens) April 28, 2015 tags: IFTTT Twitter Enroll Now! Free Course On Blogging… Continue reading

  • But Is It Art?

    I know what Cubism is. I don’t “get it” but that’s OK.  There’s a great deal of artistic expression that goes over my head.  I’m not hating here so Picasso fans relax. Let’s step it up digitally by reading this. Called Kubist, you can turn your traditional images/pictures into your own Cubism originals. It’s all… Continue reading