Monthly Archives: January 2012

E-Books Revisited

Previously, I posted skepticism about Apple’s announcement about their move into digital textbooks. However, I found this video of a different E-Reader interface that has peaked my interest. (Hat Tip: Educational Stormfront)   I believe KAIST is the Korean Advanced … Continue reading

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Practicum Week 4

This is going to be another short post because I don’t have much to say about my practicum this week. Exams started yesterday and will go through next Wednesday.  I’m just invigilating during the mornings and supervising students in the … Continue reading

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Apple moves into Digital Textbooks

Ever since South Korea announced they would go paperless in schools by 2015, I’ve been interested to see how a school could go entirely digital.  Add to that, that when Apple makes an announcement, people take notice. However I still … Continue reading

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Practicum Week 3

Well what can I say this week? I’ve been sick in bed the last three days, so it’s going to be a short post. Monday and Tuesday went well.  I introduced algebraic modeling by introducing sentences in different languages and … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons New Sizing – Any Questions?

Well as luck would have it, I’ve been stuck sick in bed the last two days. I’m never sick, and my practicum is short enough as it is, so I’m a bit dissapointed. Anyways, #anyqs number two.  Tim Horton’s is … Continue reading

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Efficiency NS Tip – Any Questions?

My first #anyqs post. This tip was on the Efficiency NS webpage. (Efficiency NS is a non-profit organization in Nova Scotia.) * Image Copyright Efficiency Nova Scotia, Reproduced Without Permission.

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Practicum Week Two

This was my first full week of teaching, minus the snow day, and it’s been a bit of hit and miss. Monday and Tuesday, for the most part, went very well. Wednesday and Thursday went ok, but already I’m struggling … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

Ahhh, I felt like I was having a second childhood this morning while I was listening to the radio. Could there possibly be any better day for a snow day than Friday the 13th? I’m going to spend the morning … Continue reading

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New York Mayor takes Coding Course

I find this story really encouraging. It’s the thought that counts. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes coding course New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has resolved to take an online computer coding course. The mayor is joining more than 180,000 … Continue reading

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Facebook Flow Chart

Facebook Flow Chat (via lemony snippet). It’s not classroom friendly yet, but the idea is brilliant!

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