This Week in Ontario Edublogs

Happy Friday, everyone.  It's been a short week here in Ontario but that didn't stop some great thinking appearing in the blogs of Ontario Educators.  Here's some of what I caught this week. Summiting Kilimanjaro The Barranco Wall – Don’t Look Down Why we climb Asante sana to our guides and porters on Mt.Kilimanjaro Back [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

Welcome to another edition of "This Week in Ontario Edublogs".  It's a chance to share some of the great reading that I've been doing from Ontario Edublogs. Here's a bit of it ... Just Give Me a Worksheet This may well be the worst comment that a teacher could get after preparing and delivering the [...]

What could be

Thanks to Andrew Forgrave for the inspiration to write this post. Last week, he wrote a couple of posts that appeared on his blog: - Support Your ECOO - How Does ECOO Get Its Board of Directors? The title of this post was going to be “What a subject association could be”. In Ontario, the [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

It's always fun to be able to share some of the great inspiration that I read from Ontario Edubloggers.  Here's some of what I caught this past while. OER Repository on the Commons: A “Brief” History Last week, I got on a bit of a tear about the ExplainEverything application.  Aviva Dunsiger had shared a [...]

This explains a lot

I really enjoy it when interactions generate lots of new things.  That happened to me this past week. As she regularly does, Aviva Dunsiger made a comment on one of my blog posts and turned me on to a resource being served up to the world on the Hamilton Wentworth commons.  In the process, she [...]

This Week in Ontario Edublogs

I hope that Ontario educators reading this have had a relaxing March Break and are now energized for the home stretch.  Some folks have been keeping the learning and sharing alive lately.  Check out some of the recent readings that I've enjoyed. SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISM IN THE DIGITAL SPACE Rusul Alrubail keeps the conversation about [...]

March 14

It comes every year on this day.  March 14.  It's better known as Pi Day. I can remember first learning about Pi.  3.14 or 22/7 was good enough to solve the problems presented in class.  And, beyond that, why would you want to learn more? Then, I had a real mathematics geek who got us [...]