At OTF Teaching, Learning & Technology Conference – Hopscotch, Sphero, Social Reading


It was a terrific three days in Toronto working with a wonderful group of Ontario educator professionals. The Ontario Teachers' Federation throws a great event.  The attendees were asked to self-identify as early users of technology.  I think that many left with their heads spinning, full of great ideas.  They were invited to learn where [...]

To App, to App, and Back?


A long time ago, I decided that I would diversify my email accounts.  One of the decisions that I made was to use my Gmail account for social media and Web 2.0 things.  Without a doubt, it's the most active account that I have and there's always a game of catch up on email to [...]

Business to Education


I have a favourite line in a Murray McLauchlin album - "We're all in sales".  I guess that it's not always immediately obvious. But nowhere in education is it more obvious than in blogging.  From the youngest blogger to the most experienced, we're all selling something.  Usually, it's ideas and there's certainly nothing wrong with [...]