This Week in Ontario Edublogs

Happy Friday, everyone.  It's been a short week here in Ontario but that didn't stop some great thinking appearing in the blogs of Ontario Educators.  Here's some of what I caught this week. Summiting Kilimanjaro The Barranco Wall – Don’t Look Down Why we climb Asante sana to our guides and porters on Mt.Kilimanjaro Back [...]

Getting prepared

I had a couple of coming togethers of things recently that made me start to wonder and then become a post. It started innocently enough; a student wanted to know some advice for post-secondary plans in computer science.  The student shared his experience with a few of the languages that he knew. It was interesting [...]

A duet

I have two musical goals in life. Play a piano duet with Sir Elton John Learn how to play the piano Probably neither of these will ever happen.  I may even have them in the wrong order. But that's OK.  Google has me covered with a new "experiment" called A.I. Duet. I'm fascinated with the [...]

Whatever happened to …

... the Hypo Programming Language? Have you ever had to learn a programming language well enough to teach it in a few weeks?  Memories and inspiration for this post came from last week when I talked about optical marked cards. I did! It was for my first teaching job.  Teaching Grade 11 and Grade 12 [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

Happy Friday and Happy Last Friday if it applies.  Welcome to my weekly roundup of stories from Ontario Edubloggers that I was privileged to have read this past while.  Please enjoy. EQUITY IN COLLABORATIVE SPACES If you're in education, you've had plenty of exposure to group work or, as Rusul Alrubail describes in her title [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

As I wandered around the Ontario Edublogger community recently, some of the stories stood out for me.  I'm happy to share them here.Teaching Visual Art and Computational Thinking Michelle Cordy ties these two concepts together in a post thatincludes a 5 minute video, a lesson plan and examples of student that show integration of visual [...]