This explains a lot


I really enjoy it when interactions generate lots of new things.  That happened to me this past week. As she regularly does, Aviva Dunsiger made a comment on one of my blog posts and turned me on to a resource being served up to the world on the Hamilton Wentworth commons.  In the process, she [...]

Free images done right


I'm always keeping an eye out for sources for images and photographs suitable for the classroom.  "Photos for Class" is something that foots the bill and handles things in a very unique and appropriate manner. Off I went to check it out and did my standard search for "House". I got a nice selection of [...]

Whatever happened to …


... Netscape? From the Padlet. The actual rich history of Netscape, and its browser, can be found in the Wikipedia article.  There's really no purpose for me to rehash the actual history of the browser here when something more formal exists.  It does have an interesting history including its impact on the use of the [...]

Beyond Blogging – A New Tab


This past week was fun pulling together some examples how Ontario Educators have gone beyond the blog.  It was so interesting to explore the efforts of: Rolland Chidiac Alice Aspinall Peter McAsh Aviva Dunsiger I then decided that I wanted to make sure that their efforts didn't just fade into blog scrolling history. So, I [...]

Beyond Blogging – Aviva Dunsiger


As mentioned on Monday, I’d like to try something a little different so please hang in there with me. You know that I’m a big fan of Ontario Educators and their blogging efforts.  I have no intention to drop that because there are so many that have poured their deepest thoughts into personal blogs and continue to do [...]

Interactive Maps


Over the weekend, I ran into this story How to make awesome interactive map using Google Sheets in under 1 minute? Of course, I had to share it with my friends.  It was interesting to see it being favourited and shared. And, of course (2), I had to try it myself.  Here's my result as [...]