Does familiarity breed illiteracy?


My wife’s birthday is upcoming and so my fashion advisor (youngest daughter) and I went shopping yesterday. We had success in our gift purchase and a little disagreement about literacy along the way. When it comes to buying clothes, I always stop at The Bay first for two reasons – one to see what isContinue reading “Does familiarity breed illiteracy?”

OTR Links 02/28/2019


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/YFKQNGMgXk Stories via @kpr_nancyt @slackt @Teresa_Kelly #ableg #genes — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) February 28, 2019 tags: IFTTT Twitter Vista de Entrevista a Marc Prensky View of Interview with Marc Prensky – https://t.co/dFj4oex1iH via @Shareaholic — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) February 27, 2019 tags: IFTTTContinue reading “OTR Links 02/28/2019”

Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week


This is indeed Fair Use/ Fair Dealing Week. How will you celebrate? It’s a concept that should be core to every educator. The concept of copyright has always been at the heart of what we do. Everyone wants to be able to use the best resources that they can for their classroom. It’s easier thanContinue reading “Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week”

OTR Links 02/27/2019


The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/exmZYVeldP Stories via @DurhamDSB @BealsyLaura @brmf_rm #students #picasso — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) February 27, 2019 tags: IFTTT Twitter The Best of Ontario-Educators 5 Daily The latest The Doug Peterson Daily! https://t.co/fd6K0Bt3CA Thanks to @ScottPiatkowski @FVenneSSACECCE @IndigenousEdGE #edtech #onlinelearning — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) FebruaryContinue reading “OTR Links 02/27/2019”

Challenge your students


In 5 clues… This is a resource created by Michael Soskil and I’ll warn you right now, from personal experience, it’s a rabbit hole. A very nice rabbit hole! It uses technology but it isn’t about technology. In fact, I could think of various ways to include technology but I think that would take awayContinue reading “Challenge your students”