National Indigenous History Month


June is National Indigenous History Month where “we celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.” I had a request from a teacher for resources and offered a couple of excellent resources for her that I’m including below. She had reached out for support at herContinue reading “National Indigenous History Month”

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”

ISTE 2019 Resources


The “I” in ISTE stands for International but it isn’t necessarily Ontario friendly in terms of its timing!  Schools are still in session in Ontario so, for the large part, the only Ontarians that are in attendance in Philadelphia are centrally assigned people and exhibitors. So, the next best thing is to follow the hashtagContinue reading “ISTE 2019 Resources”

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”

Mobile Learnist


Earlier, I had written to express my thoughts about Learnist.  The post “What does Learnist for PD Mean?” gets into just how this powerful tool can work as a bookmarking, sharing, collaborating, reading, and curating tool.  There is a trend right now to not only bookmark a link to a resource along with a descriptionContinue reading “Mobile Learnist”