This Week in Ontario Edublogs


There were some simply amazing posts by those involved in Ontario Education this week.  My sincere thanks for taking the time to create the great content.  There’s a great deal to think about in the selection that I’ve chosen to look at in this post.  Please take the time to follow through to the originalContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

The Role of the Teacher in the Now Century


For me, the highlight of the 2012 ECOO Conference occurred on the Thursday afternoon.  The last session of the day was a discussion among all of the conference keynote speakers.  Nora Young from CBC’s Spark led the discussion with John Seely Brown, Jaime Cassap, Donna Fry, and Michael Fullan. The panelists all brought a uniqueContinue reading “The Role of the Teacher in the Now Century”

Thinking About Privacy


I think that the quality of a keynote address, at least for me, is the ability for it to make me think.  Driving home from ECOO, I’m still mulling around Nora Young’s talk about Big Data.  You can watch it, or rewatch it here. She gave lots of great suggestions about the types of dataContinue reading “Thinking About Privacy”

Mobile for ECOO 2012


  Yesterday was a great planning day.  Those of us on the ECOO 2012 Planning Committee got together to continue the process of making sure that everything is all set for this year’s conference on October 25, 26.  The preconference on the 24th adds even more value to the conference attendees. As I blogged earlier,Continue reading “Mobile for ECOO 2012”