2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 61,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many peopleContinue reading “2013 in review”

This Week in Ontario Edublogs


Here’s some of the great things that caught my attention this week from the fingertips of Ontaro Edubloggers. Using Google Apps to Make Interactive Stories Sylvia Duckworth produced a very helpful instructional blog showing yet another use for Google Forms.  This time, she gives a step by step set of instructions for creating an interactiveContinue reading “This Week in Ontario Edublogs”

Response to Spammers


Daily, I take a peek at what Akismet has caught for spam.  There’s the occasional legitimate comment that gets trapped there and I’d hate to let it go by and so I’ll unflag it.  However, you do have to read or at least skim the content to make that determination.  And, of course, there’s theContinue reading “Response to Spammers”

Tips and Advice and A Reflection


Regular readers know that I’m a sucker for these types of posts.  I find them a great chance to do a little self-analysis about the content of this blog and I do hope that the articles find their way into your collection of resources to use in the your own blogging classroom.  While I’m aContinue reading “Tips and Advice and A Reflection”

Don’t Let The Good Stuff Go Away


This is another “Post From The Past” that is very appropriate given that we’re approaching the end of the school year here in Ontario.  You and/or your students have been blogging all year.  Will you just abandon your efforts?  Or, will you make a copy of it to save, use as an example, email toContinue reading “Don’t Let The Good Stuff Go Away”