Happy Friday before the long weekend. I hope that you can check out these posts over the weekend. I think you'll find them very inspirational. I know that I did. Virtual Reality in the Math Class: Moving from Abstract to Concrete I've been playing around with Virtual Reality off and on ever since I heard … Continue reading This Week in Ontario Edublogs
VR - Virtual Reality For a long time, the concept of Virtual Reality has been touted as the next big thing in education. The concept of exploring virtual worlds from your computer screen bring another promise of technology to the end user. It's an exciting concept and there are so many things that are available … Continue reading Places to explore in VR
You see this sort of visualization on the news whenever there's a story about flooding or climate change. Given the current weather rainy condition, it's an appropriate time to take a look at "Flood Map". When you visit the first time, don't be too concerned yet. At a water level of 397 metres, we'd all … Continue reading How high?
Welcome back to Winter or Spring Light or whatever you want to call it! At the very least, it's another Friday and a time to look at some recent posts from Ontario Edubloggers. Ontario Students Hold Walkouts in Protest of Progressive Conservative Party's Policy Proposals After the student walkouts last week, I turned to see … Continue reading This Week in Ontario Edublogs
Well, that was a quick week. Best day had to be yesterday, at least in the morning. For your next week inspiration, check out some of these great blog posts from Ontario Edubloggers. Back in the day was better (because now is often unbearable) Will Gourley's post on the Heart and Art Blog made me … Continue reading This Week in Ontario Edublogs
OK, a bit of a confession here. It might be one of those cases where my background and nostalgia is influencing my opinion of this newly discovered (at least by me) application. The background? In high school, I took a course on Business Machines. Later on, as a teacher, I also had the opportunity to … Continue reading A twist on a calculator
My wife's birthday is upcoming and so my fashion advisor (youngest daughter) and I went shopping yesterday. We had success in our gift purchase and a little disagreement about literacy along the way. When it comes to buying clothes, I always stop at The Bay first for two reasons - one to see what is … Continue reading Does familiarity breed illiteracy?