doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts


August 2019

  • More customisations …

    With the new version 77 Beta of Chrome OS comes something that I’ve wanted for a long time. If you’re a regular reader, you know that I’ve got a thing for green themes so I’ve off to the Chrome store in search of the perfect theme. The problem is that I haven’t found the exact… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 08/31/2019

    The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/7OPEAXiJwu Stories via @MizPort @acampbell99 @MitchChampagne — tags: IFTTT Twitter Doug Ford’s Classroom, Part 2: On campus, a tough new landscape | The London Free Press Doug Ford’s Classroom, Part 2: On campus, a tough new landscape | The London Free Press –… Continue reading

  • This Week in Ontario Edublogs

    The last week in August is always a strange one. It seems to pass so quickly, you have one last blast at Labour Day and then … At least, there are always some great blog posts from Ontario Edubloggers to enrich the time. Enjoy. Podcast PD? Up first is a post from Beth Lyons. Here,… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 08/30/2019

    The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/kZmyQ4rVGb Stories via @WECDSB @1DeLorenzi @TVDSB — tags: IFTTT Twitter The Best of Ontario-Educators 5 Daily The latest The Doug Peterson Daily! https://t.co/E49DNYLs8I Thanks to @inspired_nash @eCampusOntario @ETFOeducators #onted #medialiteracy — tags: IFTTT Twitter The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators… Continue reading

  • Virtual desks

    I’ve been a longtime user of virtual desktops on my computers. It’s my way of trying to stay sort of organized and not get confused with what I’m doing. Or at least minimizing that confusion. Up until now, virtual desktops weren’t available in Chrome OS but a recent release now makes it possible. Here’s how.… Continue reading