doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts


November 2019

  • Collecting data

    I got excited when I saw this article: The Ultimate Guide to Data Collection in the Classroom I’ve worked with people who talk about “data driven decisions” but really talk about it at the 10 000 foot level. People leave from talks like that frustrated since they often feel like the target was missed. That’s… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 11/30/2019

    The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/erDEiz2wBK Stories via @tk1ng @drcathybruce @AnitaBK #rv #vr — tags: IFTTT Twitter The Best of Ontario-Educators 5 Daily The latest The Doug Peterson Daily! https://t.co/svgm67xRPw Thanks to @HCDSB @HPE_Teacher @katier81 #onted #onpoli — tags: IFTTT Twitter Flipboard: Teach Your Kids About Money in… Continue reading

  • This Week in Ontario Edublogs

    Happy Black Friday, if you observe. There’s nothing discounted about the great posts coming from Ontario Edubloggers. You get full value for your reading. Good Tree Stories This week starts off with a post from Sheila Stewart. Maybe it’s a little less “education” than normal but it might make you look at your Christmas tree… Continue reading

  • OTR Links 11/29/2019

    The Best of Ontario-Educators Daily The best of ontario-educators daily is out! https://t.co/S9MfGzYEgV Stories via @ErinLittle @mme_aston @LaurelFynes #breaking #smartageing — tags: IFTTT Twitter OSSTF/FEESO to hold province-wide, one-day walkout OSSTF/FEESO to hold province-wide, one-day walkout – https://t.co/nnvtUDsNf9 via @shareaholic — tags: IFTTT Twitter The Best of Ontario-Educators 5 Daily The latest The Doug Peterson… Continue reading

  • Outing the trackers

    Earlier this month, I had written about Firefox and its new “Enhanced Privacy Protection”. If you follow me around, you know a couple of things: I’m concerned about websites tracking me as I spend my time online reading various things. I want to be in charge and don’t want options that something or someone else… Continue reading