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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.

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I love camera apps! So today I tried Halide. With Halide you can do manual focus, set the ISO, etc. Here's shot of the new N Building at Georgian.

shot with Halide

I hardly use Halide, but it's a cool app. But I do use Hipstamatic. Here are two shots taken with different lenses and films. If you have not tried H...

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When students come to class, we can't assume they know how to learn effectively. Fortunately, The Learning Scientists have an awesome set of resources on this. They have downloadable materials on the following strategies

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