Here’s a tweet I posted about an e-waste recycling program I’m coordinating at my school:
Beamsville Secondary School will be hosting an e-waste collection service from May 7 to May 18. Simply bring your old computers and electronic devices to us and we'll take care of the rest! @bdssbucs @MrMillerBDSS @beamsvilleBIA @MayorSEaston @TownofLincolnON #BatteriesToo! pic.twitter.com/X501kTFLAZ
— Peter Beens (@pbeens) May 1, 2018
Here’s an interesting article I found about how Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, runs a meeting. Check it out to learn about his two-pizza rule, about how he doesn’t use PowerPoint presentations, and why his meetings start in silence.
What do you think of his method? Would it work in your environment? Why, or why not?
(For the record, I never use PowerPoint either. I use Google Slides!)
I’m registered to take an AQ course in “Teach And Learn E-Learning” starting soon. I’ve registered to take it to hopefully learn some best practices for teaching online classes, which I’m sure will also help me with my face-to-face classes.
These articles crossed my desk this week, which I found rather timely: Continue reading “Issues in Learning Online (Articles)”
I loved programming in Delphi many years ago and still subscribe to a “Delphi for Fun” newsletter. It was in one of these newsletters that I read about the “Telephone Words” challenge where you have to find the words in a dictionary that would correspond to the presses of the keys on a telephone. Continue reading “Telephone Words Scrabble Challenge”
Do you need sound effects for your video or podcast? BBC has lots here for you to download.
If you find any that you’ll use in a project, I’d love to hear about it.
This is a story of a full-time nanny/part-time street photographer in Chicago named Vivian Maier. Vivian sadly passed away in April of 2009, with her photographic work totally unknown to the world. It took a local real estate agent named John Maloof to uncover her amazing talent after purchasing her negatives at an auction. He hadn’t heard of Vivian, and only bought the negatives in a search for some content for a book he was writing. It was when he was scanning the negatives that he realized what he had. Continue reading “Finding Vivian Maier, Chicago Street Photographer”