Archive for January, 2012

Parents want to know what their kids are doing so blogging can be a way to communicate with parents. It’s a great way to let them know what was done, what homework has been assigned, what assignments are due (and when), and the dates of the tests.

Here’s a screenshot of a chemistry website that I made for my practicum class (Grade 11 chemistry). The information would have been better presented on a blog. But at least everything that was done in class was available for both students and parents.

…education is “incredibly backwards, and has huge potential for change.” He cited a disruptive trend of teachers integrating technology from everyday life into their classrooms voluntarily, rather than technology integration being mandated top-down by administrators. As tablet devices become pervasive, teachers are embracing apps as learning tools, with iPads leading the way in the U.S., and Android tablets taking hold in third world countries such as Brazil and India.

This is a quote from an interesting article that I found – read it on techcrunch.com.


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Some person’s house

Driving directions to 219 Boulevard des Trembles, Hull, QC J9A 1Z9

From: University of Ottawa
550 Cumberland St
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

1. Head northeast on Thomas More Private toward King Edward Ave/Ottawa Road 99 (85 m)
2. Take the 1st right onto King Edward Ave/Ottawa Road 99 (600 m)
3. Turn right onto Greenfield Ave/Mann Ave/Ottawa Road 64 (200 m)
4. Turn left to merge onto ON-417 W (5.9 km)
5. Take exit 123 for Island Park Drive toward Promenade (300 m)
6. Merge onto Island Park Dr (3.0 km)
7. Continue onto Place Samuel de Champlain/Pont Champlain
Continue to follow Place Samuel de Champlain
Entering QC (800 m)
8. Turn right onto Chemin d’Aylmer (550 m)
9. Turn left onto Boulevard Saint-Raymond (1.0 km)
10. Turn left onto Boulevard des Trembles
Destination will be on the left (950 m)

To: 219 Boulevard des Trembles
Hull, QC J9A 1Z9

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Lake Ontario

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Chateau Lake Louise

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