From the blogs of some of Ontario's Edubloggers, check out some of the latest. And, by the way, if you are in Ontario an are an educational blogger, there's a form there so that you join this amazing collection. Another One Bites the Dust? From Jennifer Aston, a story that occurs too often with educational … Continue reading This Week in Ontario Edublogs
How many times have you heard that? And then maybe you went and Googled it to see if it was true or not? I like stuff like that. Often, it's a never ending reminder that there were some very clever people inventing things a loooooong time ago. So, that's why I found this story intriguing … Continue reading That’s been around for years
With sincerest apologies to the author of "6 Signs That You Are Not Meant to Be a Programmer", as I smiled my way through the article, I realized that these signs are not unique to them. They apply equally as well to teachers. You Lack Experimental Creativity Those boring old lesson plans that are passed along … Continue reading 6 Signs That You Are Not Meant to Be a Teacher
I can't ignore a good challenge. Recently, Alfred Thompson challenged me to test out Microsoft's new CaptionBot application. He said that he had been having great success with it and challenged me to try it. The premise is simple; you send it a photo and it describes what it sees. It's important to not send … Continue reading Taking the challenge
So, just how geeky are you? I'm a regular user of the How to Geek website. I don't like anything "out of the box" and like to customize everything that I use to try and get the most from my experiences. (I have locked myself out of things in the past but I'll just glance … Continue reading How Geeky Are You?
OK, you may need to take a break from the family and turkey. (making an assumption here) Or, maybe you just want to be the life of the party this Thanksgiving. Or, maybe you always wanted to know your level of nerdiosity. Self-help and analysis quizzes are pretty popular on Facebook these days. But, they … Continue reading Nerd Test
So, yesterday was Canada Day. It was a great day at the Ice Cream Festival at Toddy Jones Park and the events at Fort Malden. Of course, there were the fireworks over the Detroit River to end the day. The organizers always do it up nicely for our town. Our Member of Parliament, Member of … Continue reading Canadianize the Internet