This Week in Ontario Edublogs


It's Friday and a time for a blogging tour of the province.  You don't have to look any further for the good stuff than that created by Ontario Edubloggers.  Here's some of what I read and had stick lately.Letting Go Again We often hear that "students own the learning" and adjust the classroom to honour [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


This will be the last post in this series for 2016.  It's been a great year of thinking and sharing from Ontario Edubloggers.   Again, the tradition continues with some of the great reading that I've read recently.The Importance of Student Teacher Rapport In this post, Jennifer Aston reflects on her successes as an Instructional [...]

Now and Then


I'm a big fan of Google Maps and, in particular, Street View.  I guess that I might be a very visual type of person because, when I want to go somewhere, I'd like to know a bit more than an address.  I'd like to know what the place looks like too.  That way, I know [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Happy Canada Day. Enjoy some Ontario Edublogs before you head out to the festivities and fireworks in your community. Taking The Time To Reflect Aviva Dunsiger took me up on the challenge to do a Top Ten reflection post.  I did challenge her but she was already thinking/writing when she read the challenge. Here's her [...]

Not just the news


I find this more than a little disconcerting and I don't think that education should ignore this. You can't ignore the fact that students are so connected with their personal devices, home devices, and what their school provides them.  It's a rare student that doesn't have a Facebook account.  Well, at least those who are [...]