I admit it. I harass people who put on conferences, seminars and talks on mathematics, education and technology and then don’t stream or video-archive them. Given the size of our country and the cost of travel between major and minor centres (not to mention the whole green aspect of the… Continue Reading I am an impatient man
I have given up on Sharepoint but school policy says I have to provide a link to my new resource. As it happens, there is no Webpart that allows me to quickly create a link. I can make an IFRAME and put the webpage inside it but I can’t just… Continue Reading Why I hate Sharepoint (reason #3)
So far, so good. Fingers crossed. Wood knocked. I’ve massaged Google Docs into the Grade 8s and the Model UN club; at this rate I’ll have about 20% of the school covered by the end of the month. I’m slowly trying to win the school over. Already one of the… Continue Reading Google Docs and Box.Net
Okay.. it’s taken me since September but this was the first math class of my Grade 9s where I was convinced that they ‘got it’. Not in terms of the math content; these kids are pretty bright. But rather in terms of how one learns math, how they collaborate, share,… Continue Reading Finally
I really have to question the continued emphasis on Smartboards… if you’re a teacher (well, high school teacher at least) I’d strongly recommend you consider investing in a good tablet PC and wireless projector. For the price of the Smartboard, you could likely pick up a couple more tablets or… Continue Reading Why Smartboards?
One thing LiveJournal has is a nice space to automatically put the music you’re listening to… here I have to do it manually… U2, Beautiful Day.Anyways… what makes it s0?1) 10C, rain in the morning… means riding the motorcycle later this afternoon & tomorrow!Oh, but then there’s the professional part2)… Continue Reading What a beautiful day…
So I’ve been playing a bit with Google docs in a few classes…1) Grade 8s. A communal document for review… I distributed review questions to each student and they wrote out the solutions in OneNote and clipped them into our Google Doc for everyone to see. I used the comment… Continue Reading Google Docs