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Sharing experiences and experiments in the intersection of education & technology

They say that "the best camera is the one you have with you". I love my 'big' camera (Nikon D7000), but I have taken more pictures with my smartphone. If you are like me, it's your "go to" camera - because it's always with you. Of course, the DSLRs are much more versatile, but smartphone cameras a...

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Here are some slides I would offer to you as an example of good slide design. This first set is from my slide deck titled "Creating Dynamic Slide Presentations". The concepts in these slides are from an article called "How Cognitive Science Can Improve Your PowerPoint Presentations" based on the w...

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This Extend Daily is a great chance for me to reflect on happiness. Thanks @ontarioextend for the opportunity. I found this quote that I think spoke to my heart.

"If you want to find happiness, find gratitude" - Steve Maraboli

Happiness & Gratitude

And here's some curated pictures on happiness.

Sharon
Sharon
Our kids
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I'm exploring my new MacBook Pro. I asked Siri "What time is it?" - it told me the time and then said "Happy St. Patrick's Day!"

I always get excited when I get a new laptop - a new thing to explore. It certainly feels much faster than the 3-year old laptop it replaced - so much snappier! But I be...

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In our ADP session today, we had a three-way videoconferencing session with our Owen Sound, Orillia, and Barrie campuses. We've come a long way from the early days of videoconferencing at the college. Sound is so much better now thanks to the hard work of our Media Services department.

We also use...

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