Student Vote 2019


Well, it happened yesterday. The Prime Minister visited the Governor General and asked to have the legislature dissolved. As I write this, the 2019 Election isn’t the lead story on the local newspaper. I hope that I’m not going to be reading an opinion piece about how disengaged the public is when the newspaper didn’tContinue reading “Student Vote 2019”

Olympic Resources


The Sochi Olympics are on! There have been some interesting Olympic activities over the weekend.  The Opening Ceremonies were so interesting and of course, hockey has been wonderful to watch.  The most painful to watch for me has been the moguls. In a post “Look for it” in January, I had shared that the CanadianContinue reading “Olympic Resources”

Canadian Apps


I went looking for an application uniquely Canada in the Apple App Store.  It was about the War of 1812 so I started poking around and, what happens often more than I care to admit, I got sidetracked.  I’ve always searched by title or concept but was so pleased when I saw this menu inContinue reading “Canadian Apps”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Summer vacation is here and teachers are kicking back for two months at the cottage, right?  Hardly!  One of the things that make education in Ontario so superb is the amount of professionalism that goes on – even on vacation days.  I am so proud to highlight some of the excellent reading from Ontario EdublogsContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

July 1


Today is July 1.  In Canada, that means at least two big celebrations.  In Newfoundland and Labrador, it’s Memorial Day.  Throughout Canada, it’s Canada Day.  It’s a day to celebrate Canada as a country.  Hopefully, you’ll see red and white and flags everywhere.  Around here, there’s a full day of things planned, culminating in theContinue reading “July 1”