Robben Island Prison


One of the true educational gems in the collection of all things Google is its Cultural Institute. Using the power of its technology, Google takes us to places that we’d normally never see.  A recent addition to the collection is a sombre reminder of time gone by. Join Vusumsi Mcongo, a former inmate at theContinue reading “Robben Island Prison”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


It’s always fun to write this post.  There are such great things coming from the keyboards of Ontario Educators.  Some of the noteworthy posts I read this past while appear below. The Joy of Learning? You know, if you could determine the answer to the question “What motivates students?”, you could bottle it and sellContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

Using Twitter Professionally


I read this interesting post from Brandon Grasley yesterday.  My original intent was to tuck it away until Friday.  Then, I rethought…it’s a good post and deserves a little better treatment.  It’s his fourth revision of how he uses Twitter in his professional life.  I felt badly; I don’t think I’ve ever thought about myContinue reading “Using Twitter Professionally”