This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Not surprisingly, there is a focus on teaching in these troubled times on the posts from Ontario Edubloggers. I’ve tried to bring a bunch of them together for your Friday and weekend reading. One Size Fits All, Even When It Doesn’t Tim King leads off with a confession that he has a big head. IContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

Another phishing quiz


I don’t think that you can get enough of these things. You have to realize that while you may be getting smarter, those who would do nasty things are at least keeping pace. Quizzes like this are a fun way to make sure that you’re on the top of your online game. And, in theContinue reading “Another phishing quiz”

A safety checkup


Sometimes, things just go along swimmingly and it’s possible to let your guard down. We all do it. Here’s a quick check to see if your protection detector is in gear. Or, you might wish to use this in the classroom to raise the awareness of students. The resource is call Safe Page from Google.Continue reading “A safety checkup”

Social Media for Personal Safety


There are lots of great stories demonstrating the power and the use of social media.  However, this one has to be right up near the top. It originally was posted in April of this year. http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/04/25/twitter.buck/index.html It’s the story of how a student in Egypt was arrested covering a protest.  On the way to theContinue reading “Social Media for Personal Safety”