kensington market winter solstice

December 22, 2006

I took a pile of photos last night that I uploaded to kensington market – a photoset on Flickr. They’re rather nice because I could work without a flash. I was to meet up with Danny and folks, but it just didn’t happen. Then we got hungry and went out for what as probably the […]

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Education MUVE Wish-list – SimTeach

December 21, 2006

Education MUVE Wish-list – SimTeach “If you could create any features you wanted for a MUVE that could be used for education, what would they be?” So where do I start. I just started playing Second Life, though I think I said I never would. Or the reverse. Anyway, I’m going against something I said […]

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Congressman Criticizes Election of Muslim

December 21, 2006

And to think… after all this time, I still didn’t think that people in the US would say that Muslim politicians would be against ‘american values’. So, if I’m reading Goode correctly, if you’re not Christian, or do not actively agree to participate in christian valued activities, you shouldn’t be active in American politics? I […]

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Blog is effective teaching tool

December 21, 2006

Elizabeth said that she saw an article on me in the toronto star. Can’t find it online, but let me know if you do. It should be archived at http://www.thestar.blogs.com/education/ at some point. I did get the text, forwarded from the university’s media relations department.

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Soundart: Circuit Bending

December 19, 2006

KittyGeorge sent me this link to Soundart which talks about circuit bending, which seems to be the abuse of sound creating devices for creative ends… which are very pretty.

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A Duck with a Blog

December 18, 2006

Jeremeanie sent me this URL: A Duck with a Blog | A blog about a duck who decided to build her nest on our school playground. A very interesting example of how to blog in early learning environments.

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The Historical Lunatic Test

December 17, 2006

Which Historical Lunatic Are You?From the fecund loins of Rum and Monkey.

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Cats Newspaper

December 17, 2006

Cats Newspaper: Yuka and Gure are reading “nekoshinbun” (literally cats newspaper) a full colour monthly Japanese Newspaper about cats, in which Yuka writes a bi-monthly article.

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Marking Papers

December 17, 2006

Marking Papers Sunday morning, and the marks need to get in tomorrow. Work faster kitty!

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A Guide to Grading Exams

December 16, 2006

I’ve marked 40 odd exams (not that they’re odd exams, but that I’ve not got an exact count) out of ~140, and at the same time following the discussion on RFAnet, an email list for Ryerson Faculty. The discussion has been very serious, and is centred on how difficult it is to mark a large […]

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