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It's my birthday today!

birthday squirrel

My wonderful friend picked out this birthday card for me (see squirrel with birthday hat and cupcake above). What's significant about it is that I hadn't told her about this blog and its name. So any doubts I had about the name I had chosen for the blog has now vanished.

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Today, I ran a workshop called Digital Tools: Making Learning and Thinking Visible. Often when we ask questions in class, we hear from the same students. There are many active learning strategies that we can use to get students to think about and engage with the course content (e.g. Think-Pair-Share...

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Zoom is my new favourite web meeting/training platform. The first time I used it was actually with @greeneterry.

At our Centre, we have begun exploring it as a tool to deliver our workshops. Here's a few things we like about it

  • it's $15US a month (or $150US a year)
  • 100 users at a time
  • has...

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Today was a great day! Learned lots, spent time with friends, reconnected with old friends, met some awesome folks! Thanks Seneca Teaching & Learning for the invite.

Learned lots about "Open" today. Kelsey Merkley's (@bella_velo) morning keynote was very, very, very informative! She's the publ...

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My heart is full of gratitude! You see last Jan 14, 2017, I was involved in a car accident. I broke my left femur, fractured my right ankle and right wrist, and blew out my left orbital plate. I spent 2 weeks at Sunnybrook Hospital and 4 weeks at Providence Healthcare.

Fast forward to today. I am...

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