April TweetMeet


Each month, Microsoft in Canada hosts a TweetMeet for educators.  This month’s will be held on Tuesday, April 2 starting at 7pm ET. This month, a number of people on the Educational Computing Organization of Ontario’s (ECOO) executive will join others in hosting at meet titled “Included: Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion!” What are #MSFTEduChat CanadaContinue reading “April TweetMeet”

Plan Now for a Year of Social Success


Welcome back to school in Ontario.  Today’s the big day for most.  I decided to drag out this old “Post from the Past”.  It goes back to the start of the school year in 2012.  I thought that it was good advice then and I am equally as convinced that it’s just as good orContinue reading “Plan Now for a Year of Social Success”

I Couldn’t Manage a Starship if I Wanted To


But, I’ll confess that I’ve always wanted to. Jamie Weir retweeted some advice from Jean-Luc Picard… What great advice! I was curious about the account “PicardTips” so I used the lookup feature on Hootsuite. Wow, look at the Klout this man has! What about moi? Obviously, not even in the same galaxy, out scored 64-56.Continue reading “I Couldn’t Manage a Starship if I Wanted To”

Beautiful Statistics and Storytelling


One of my favourite university courses was my first full course in statistics.  I still remember the first day when our professor indicated that there were two ways that she could teach the course.  One was through number crunching and the other was through story telling.  She indicated that her approach would be story tellingContinue reading “Beautiful Statistics and Storytelling”