I read about the announcements from Apple yesterday with interest. It's not that I'm sitting on a pot of gold here waiting to buy the latest and shiniest though. It's just a chance to see how Apple will push the world forward in technology use and ideas and also a chance to see them catch … Continue reading At what cost?
It was after reading this story this morning The Man Who Invented the World Wide Web Has Mixed Feelings About What the Internet Has Become that I got thinking about the "good old days" when we just went online to do research or reading or communicating or whatever. We actually paid for the service so … Continue reading A better internet?
As long as there have been computers, there have been desktop background images. Quite frankly, I've always kind of thought that it's dumb because if you're doing anything with your computer, you shouldn't be seeing the desktop anyway. And yet, it's the very first thing that I do when I get a new computer and … Continue reading The view from here
...in fact, you may already be doing most of this. Recently, I had a conversation with a computer science teacher who was bemoaning the fact that there just wasn't a perfect textbook for her course. I don't think that's unusual. I never found a computer science textbook that I wanted to use. The examples in … Continue reading Write Your Own eTextbook…
One person that's regularly on the Ontario Educators' list is @sylviaduckworth. She's a regular Twitter user and sends out some great content. Sylvia is definitely someone that you want to follow, particular if teaching French using AIM is of interest to you. She has a strong passion for this. I've just recently stumbled on her … Continue reading French iOS Applications
Disclaimer right up front. The title of this blog post is misleading. Hopefully, it drew you in from curiosity anyway. I am a supporter at every opportunity to get kids, no matter the size, to go beyond the cursory of tap, click, tap and begin to really understand what's happening when using an electronic device. … Continue reading Exercise Makes You Grow
Angela Harrison (@TechieAng on Twitter) is one of those personalities on Twitter that you come across and immediately want to invite her to be part of your learning. She shares some of the more consistently interesting and insightful messages that you’ll come across. You’ll also find that she blogs quite consistently about Literacy and literacy … Continue reading An Interview with Angela Harrison