Stumble….a cool way to find new stuff

I've been using FireFox for a few weeks now and I have to say I'm hooked. I'll be mentioning it at my session "a few of my favourite things" at the Moose Jaw Teachers' Convention at the end of the month. FireFox is an excellent browser for many reasons. One of my favourite features is ...… Read the rest

Geocaching and my 73 year old father

My dad turns 73 this month. For Christmas, I bought him a GPS or Global Postioning device., I've now got him hooked on geocaching. Geocaching is like a big game of hide and seek but there's more to it. He has found over 10 caches in his winter home of Lakeland, Florida. He planted his ...… Read the rest

Project Edge

An interesting experiment is underway. Two high school students are essentially leading an eJournalism project covering the 2005 Teachers' Convention. Project Edge features 15 students from 5 schools ranging from grade 6-12. We have done similar projects here in Moose Jaw. Full Coverage was part of the 2003 Convention. The difference with this ...… Read the rest

Visual Communicator

One of the great products I had a chance to look at at FETC was a product called Visual Communicator. My involvement with video has me examining many tools and this one has some very special applications and possibilities. It isn't a video editor as such but a program that will create some very professional ...… Read the rest

FETC

I had the priviledge of attending FETC in Orlando Florida at the end of January. A conference of over 12,000, it featured some excellent sessions, workshops and exhibits. Seeing the latest and greatest in educational technology is not only cool but constantly challenges us as educators to examine how students can learn ...… Read the rest