Too Noisy


Under the category of “I dunno about that”, comes the “Too Noisy” app. With a slider to control the sound threshold, the concept is to set a suitable noise level for the classroom and let the app monitor what’s happening.  Once the noise level exceeds the threshold, you’re alerted. Now, how do I test this?Continue reading “Too Noisy”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Welcome to Friday, friends, and to a quick summary of some of the things happening this week from Ontario Educators. Revisiting a Philosophy of Education Not many people speak publically of their philosophy of education.  At times, it may run counter to the stated direction of their employer or the latest government initiative.  Brenda SherryContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Another week of great reading from Ontario Edubloggers.  Here’s some of what caught my eye.  Make sure that you click through and enjoy the complete posts and all of the great things that are shared by Ontario Educators. More NaPoWriMo This isn’t a link to a particular post but to Brandon Grasley’s blog.  Yesterday, IContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

Making Things Worse


I thought that I was done with my two cents efforts on the topic of arming teachers.  I think I summed my feelings up nicely in a post I called “Why You Wouldn’t Want to Arm Me“.  My feelings have not changed, for the record. Today, I read this story “600 Teachers Apply to Learn HowContinue reading “Making Things Worse”

Registration is Open!


The Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee annually hosts a one day symposium highlighting some of the very best initiatives happening in the school districts in Southwestern Ontario.  This year’s event will be held at the Lamplighter Inn in London, Ontario on December 6. Check out the list of offerings for this year’s symposium. You GotContinue reading “Registration is Open!”