A New Start with Education


I had lunch yesterday with Charlie Wright (@cerwright on Twitter).  Charlie is the deputy mayor of Leamington.  Leamington certainly has been in the news in the recent past with the announcement that the 100 year old Heinz facility was being closed.  Reports are that 740 jobs in that industry would be lost. The recent goodContinue reading “A New Start with Education”

Spare me the Drudgery


There has been a great deal of buzz about the Khan Academy and how it might have an impact on education.  On the one side, we have seen the thoughts from people like Bill Gates on the matter.  On the other side, we read the thoughts of passionate educators.  One of the most passionate andContinue reading “Spare me the Drudgery”

Rubber Side Down Done


Last night was the big premiere of my son Andy’s movie “Rubber Side Down” in Windsor, Ontario. As I indicated yesterday, the movie detailed the travels of two Amherstburg lads as they biked from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean, covering some 8000 km. The setting was the beautiful Capitol Theatre and just aboutContinue reading “Rubber Side Down Done”