tl:dr: Are you a teacher using technology in your classroom? Help parents understand how you are using it. Tell them how and (more importantly) why you use it. Parents don’t know & we need to know. The school district I live in (SD61 in Victoria BC) has been dealing with a contentious issue for the […]
Last week, Mozilla announced the release of Lightbeam, a Firefox plugin that allows users to see not only the sites they visit, but also the third party sites that are tracking them on the web. Here is a screen shot of the last 10 sites I have visited and all the site those sites are […]
After seeing the expression on Stephen Downes and reading this (excellent) article: I remembered this awesomeness created by Michael Branson Smith: And couldn’t help but do some riffing: Although, let me make this clear – I can’t imagine Stephen ever running away.
There are many advantages to incorporating and using OER’s in education, but perhaps one of the most obviously compelling is that using OER’s saves money for students. Today, another reminder of just how substantial those savings can be as David Wiley posted on the first year anniversary of Lumen Learning, showing that the work Lumen […]
In 2009 I was working at Camousn College & was given the opportunity to do a WordPress pilot project at the college. We were looking for a solution for faculty who wanted to publish content to the web, but didn’t want the overhead of an LMS. We were using Microsoft FrontPage for many years, but […]
(update Oct 2, 2013 at the bottom of the page. I haven’t found a solution, yet) I’m looking for a bit of help from any XAMPP, WordPress or PressBooks folks. I’ve been trying to get a development version of PressBooks running on my Windows laptop and have run into an annoying little problem. I am […]