COVID visualizations


I think we are all familiar with news reports daily giving us updates on the “new instances” of the virus. Almost as an after thought, they might throw in a summary of cases. Sometimes, I just want more and recently ran into these resources, specifically for looking at things province wide. The first comes fromContinue reading “COVID visualizations”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Congratulations on making it to the first end of the week in September. This year, everyone is in different positions for the return to school. Some in buildings; some online. Some may have started with students already; some may still be waiting. Good thing we have a plan. Sit back and check out some greaterContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


It’s August already. Around here, it’s actually starting to feel like fall – cooler evenings and heavy dew in the mornings. And, it’s time to share some great writing from Ontario Edubloggers. School re-opening smart policy design: How Ontario’s current school reopening policy is not so smart The first blog post comes from Deb WestonContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

My, how you’ve grown


Regular readers know that I get really excited about maps and visualization. Peter McAsh shared the resource Human Terrain recently. He was excited to share it because it was all about geography. Me, I like the visualization concept. You start out in the San Francisco area but take the tour (bottom left corner of yourContinue reading “My, how you’ve grown”

Plan Now for a Year of Social Success


Welcome back to school in Ontario.  Today’s the big day for most.  I decided to drag out this old “Post from the Past”.  It goes back to the start of the school year in 2012.  I thought that it was good advice then and I am equally as convinced that it’s just as good orContinue reading “Plan Now for a Year of Social Success”