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
There has been much written about the new Apple Maps that comes with iOS6. While there have been a few that are fans of it, the majority of the press has been negative. I decided to take a look myself and see how it might impact my little world. Mapping for the consumer is a … Continue reading Who do you follow – Apple or Google?
...at least for me... Often, I'm the last to know these things so if I should have know this a long time ago, please rub it in my face. If it's something that I've added to my iPad that brings out this feature, please let me know too. I don't take a lot of pictures … Continue reading A Photography Revelation…