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Pronouns in Office365

*Okay, I think they call it Microsoft365 now. Plus ça change. One of the things that Microsoft does well, and earnestly tries to do well, is accessibility. In a similar vein, they give particular effort in providing tools to support…

Nothing more than feelings

As with most schools, mine has invested (considerably) in SEL approaches. They haven’t, though, leveraged the opportunities in Microsoft Teams very much, which is rather disappointing given that I, as someone described just today as “not bubbly”, have found it…

Another AI Post, but about Math

My eyes have gotten tired from rolling as I read the myriad of thoughts expressed as ChatGPT arose in the public consciousness. I’d been working with Chatbots for the past six or seven years, even presenting at an NCTM conference…

Digging oneself out

So while Covid still exists, its direct and explicit effects on our day-to-day lives have lessened. We’re now reaching the one-year anniversary of leaving our last at-home shutdowns. But, after those two years of restrictions, I’ve found it a real…

What you think you know

On Sunday I was coming back from the gym and listening to CBC Radio’s Sunday Magazine. They had Ed Yong, a science journalist on who spoke of umwelt – the environment that an animal can sense. Now, we know that…

Hey, you just bought donuts!

So as a fund-raiser, my extracurricular sold Krispy Kreme donuts. To make things easier for me, I created a Microsoft Form that would track each sale — I didn’t want to have to read some kid’s scrawl from a paper…

Creating a OneNote Page in Flow

So yesterday I mentioned that from one Microsoft Form that our Peer Tutors fill out, I do a lot with the information posted (link). While the email that automatically gets sent about the peer tutoring session is useful to the…

Why not do everything?

So I was assigned the co-Leader of our Peer Tutoring Program at my school and, since I had nothing better to do, I set up a Flow to help collect, collate, distribute and store the information from the Program. After…

Accessibility gets easier

So November is NaNoWriMo – the month to write your novel. Well, I’m not doing that, but I’m endeavouring to write a blog post a (week)day this month just to get back in the habit. One of the biggest pushes…