Welcome to the 4th in my series of “snippets” blog posts. See here for previous ones.
GitHub and Macs
Are you using GitHub and on a Mac? Here’s an excellent .gitignore file you can use that will keep all those pesky ._ files out of your repository:
Need to Record System Audio Using Camtasia on a Mac M1 Computer?
Setting up to record system audio using Camtasia on a Mac M1 computer is a bit of a nuisance. See here for the instructions:
Data Analysis Content in the Ontario Curriculum?
There were lots of responses! You can check them out here.
Keyboard Shortcuts on a Mac
I recently bought a new Mac but my Mac keyboard shortcut skills are quite rusty. This page has helped me immensely to get back in the groove.
Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports record 4,456 COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths; 1,513 patients are currently in Ontario hospitals due to the virus, with 605 in intensive care
It’s pretty sad that Canada’s per-capita rate of Covid is higher than the US. Please, stay home everyone, and get vaccinated as soon as you’re eligible.
Welcome to the 2nd in my series of “snippets” blog posts. See here for my first.
See my blog post.
I never post anything online about Trump, but in this case I’m making an exception.
They say a picture is worth a 1000 words, well this picture got way more than 1000 words of coverage.
The picture was so popular it even got its own hashtag.
Things are heating up in education in Ontario, not for the good. 93% of CUPE employees have given the authorization to strike. Let’s hope it doesn’t come to that.
ECOO’s Annual BIT Conference – Early Bird Special
Are you attending the annual BIT conference? Register before October 1 to advantage of the early bird special. Details here.
I’ll be presenting on a project I’m pursuing called #100DaysOfCode. Please consider attending!
…is looking for volunteers. Local teachers may wish to ask their videography students to consider volunteering as this would count towards their 40 hour volunteer time requirement for their OSSD.
I hope to see you there!
The 500 Rule
Did you know there is a “500 rule” in photography? Read about it here.
OTF PD Calendar
Check out the OTF PD Calendar to find any AQ or ABQ courses you might want to take.
Thank you, Doug!
It was nice to get featured in @dougpete’s weekly profile of Ontario educators. Thank you, Doug!
Welcome to the first of hopefully a series of “snippets” blog posts. I have to admit I’m poaching the idea from @dougpete with his “My Week Ending” series [example]. My life seems to be too hectic to publish “real” posts so let’s see if this works as an alternative.
Capital One Data Breach
This week we saw a major data breach that exposed millions of Canadian’s banking, credit card, and possibly social insurance numbers. I tweeted a series of posts under the #CyberSecurity hashtag. Continue reading “Snippets #1”