Another Interview with Andrew Dobbie


Andrew Dobbie is an elementary school teacher with the Peel District School Board.  Last year, at the annual Bring IT, Together Conference, he and a group of students took over one of the booth areas to talk about their passions.  I was quite impressed with the technical discussions that I was able to have withContinue reading “Another Interview with Andrew Dobbie”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


You know, you don’t really appreciate something until you lose it. I’m feeling that this week in my loss of freedom to just go and browse my way through a store. It’s not that I do it a lot but the important part is that, in another time, I actually could if I wanted to.Continue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

An Interview with Andrew Dobbie


Andrew Dobbie is a teacher with the Peel District School Board.  To get his attention, all that you have to do is express an interest in sustainable activities or reusing computers for the benefit of students.  I had the opportunity to interview Andrew. Doug:  Thanks for agreeing to the interview, Andrew.  My first question isContinue reading “An Interview with Andrew Dobbie”

A really quick fix that took a while


I’ve been using Linux in one form of computer or another since 2004.  It was at an ISTE conference that I attended a poster session (I was the only one; everyone else was at Apple or Microsoft based sessions) and the gentleman gave me a demo and a CD to install when I got home.Continue reading “A really quick fix that took a while”