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 [...]

Hour of Code 2016


The Hour of Code was started a few years ago to provide an opportunity for more students (and teachers) to get exposure to coding and programming.  It's been an overwhelming success and here we are at the brink of Hour of Code 2016 held in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, December 5-11. The initiative [...]

Learning HTML all over again


If you've been around constructing content for the web for a while, you've undoubtedly created your own using a plain ol' text editor.   That was me, in the beginning.  I had a printout of all of the HTML tags available to me along with the source code of a website or two that had [...]

A framework for success


Unless you've had your computer turned off for the past few years, you know that one of the bigger movements in Computer Studies has been the Hour of Code.  It has inspired teachers of all grades and particularly, of the younger student, to get their feet wet with coding.  Coding applications have been written and [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


It's the Friday before March Break.  Why not enjoy some writing from Ontario Edubloggers?  I know that I did.  Here's some of what I read recently.Coding Morning in Grade One One of the types of blog posts that I really enjoy reading are those from a teacher introducing coding to students.  The younger the student, [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Welcome to another Friday and my week-ending post where I share some of the great efforts of Ontario Edubloggers I've read recently.  This week features another great collection of thinking starters for you.  Please read on... Student-Teacher Bond Here's your feel good post to read this week, courtesy of Jamie Weir. She was inspired by [...]