Whatever happened to …


... blackboards? Kudos for this post go out to Alfred Thompson who sent this article my way.  "Flashback to 2000: Classroom Tech That Doesn’t Exist Anymore".  Who knows? - there may be enough in there for a month's worth of posts.  But, the one that caught my attention was the paragraph dealing with chalkboards.  Or, [...]

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 [...]