Lately, Alfred Thompson (@alfredtwo) has been sharing a great deal about his experiences with TouchDevelop. His latest post is actually a story around a video showing how to use Turtle Graphic in TouchDevelop. That did it. If anyone can program and create a video at the same time, I’ve got to give it a shot. … Continue reading A TouchDevelop Tip
If you're a Google Docs user, curious about Google Docs, work with Google Docs with students, and especially if you're looking for help understanding all of the features of Google Docs, then you've got to bookmark MaryFran's Google Docs Tutorials. Created as a Google Site (of course), this is a huge collection of resources, tutorials, … Continue reading One Stop Resource for Google Docs
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
I really like infographics. I keep hearing of people that don't and yet they keep on appearing. In my morning reading on Zite, one of the categories that I visit daily is indeed "Infographics". I'm amazed at how interesting the creators of them are. It's an attractive way to display statistics and potentially big data. … Continue reading Infographics for Careers
So, today I messed around with the Muzy mobile application. Designed for the iPhone, it still worked nicely on my iPad. Starting the application, I logged into my Muzy blog and was immediately where I left off with the desktop version. Just like the desktop, there is a suite of tools. So, I started to … Continue reading Mobile Muzy
I really do have simple needs. It just drives me crazy when I can't fulfill them easily! Case in point...the background on my phone. Like many people, I think, I like to customize my electronic devices. One of the first things that many people do is put a custom background on their device. It might … Continue reading Simple Needs
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?