Extraordinary sights at home


Yesterday morning, my friend Lisa Cranston tagged me with this post. All of the World’s Extraordinary Sights on One Map She knows that I'm a lover of maps and this one is fascinating.  While I'm not the world traveller in the family, I do like poking around looking here and there for interesting things. And, [...]

More clipart


One of the things that worked out nicely in the update to the Webquest that I had posted about yesterday was doing some link checking.  There were quite a few that needed replacement. I took the opportunity as well to update the graphic in the body of the Webquest.  I turned to one of my [...]

A “No-Bullying Proposal” Webquest


Yesterday's "Whatever happened to ..." post took me back to working with Webquests.  In the body, I commented: In reality, there’s nothing that requires that it be completed in a Google Doc. It could be a regular word processing document with links embedded or a Microsoft Word Online or OneNote document. It could be created [...]

Whatever happened to …


... Webquests? If you follow any of the Google events lately, you'll see that there is a huge following for the "latest" thing in lessons - Hyperdocs.  I even saw a video of a person going ga-ga over it. The advertising indicate that a Hyperdoc is: more than a worksheet, although some examples seem to [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


It's time for my weekly wander around the province checking out great blogs posts.  Enjoy the works from Ontario Edubloggers.   I Was a Bad Teacher Today Everyone has an off day.  What makes it rise to the elevation of "bad" though belongs in the eye of the first person.  That first person in this [...]

It’s getting ugly out there


On this computer, I have the following web browsers installed: Safari Opera Chrome Firefox Vivaldi CLIQZ Why?  Well, because I can, I suppose. But it's a habit going back to creating web pages from scratch.  There were just a couple of web browsers that most people used and sometimes they rendered the output differently.  So, [...]

When learning isn’t free


I've been having a great conversation with a friend of mine lately about edcamps.  I won't name names because he is still in the classroom and our conversation might run counter to administrative thinking and land him in trouble. Anyone who desires to have an edcamp is well advised to take a look at the [...]