Remembering Sir Ken Robinson — TED Blog

I didn't know about TED until 2008, when I went back to Red River for my Library Technician Diploma course. I had left teaching but never 'left teaching.' Making sense of my experience also made me look at some of the students I encountered, young men and women who did not fit this mould the … Continue reading Remembering Sir Ken Robinson — TED Blog

Music Monday: Teacher Teacher by 38 Special

  Am I ready for the real world, will I pass the test? You know it's a jungle out there Ain't nothin' gonna stop me, I won't be second best, But the joke's on those who believe the system's fair, oh yeah People go back to school in increments in Winnipeg. Students at the college … Continue reading Music Monday: Teacher Teacher by 38 Special

The Coding Saga Reaches Its Epic Conclusion

I take full responsibility for the melodrama in those 'Coding Saga' posts. It will take a few week to fully process the class. One one hand if I looked at my first assignment, then my last project, improve peeks out in a few places. A little more time, more dedication could make things better. If … Continue reading The Coding Saga Reaches Its Epic Conclusion

Tap-Dancing Gremlins On My Chest, and A Week 2 Hiccup

I have some mugs that go with my dish set, and these can hold 355 ml, or 12 fl oz for Americans. The green mug over here holds a touch more, but I notice it comes out if heavy duty work needs caffeine. My plans yesterday, and the day before that, and the day before … Continue reading Tap-Dancing Gremlins On My Chest, and A Week 2 Hiccup

Here We Go A-Coding

The instructor for my class doesn't mind tweeting if nobody gets disturbed. As a social media nut even I have limits as to when, and where, to do it. I quickly captured a photo using my WordPress app on my phone. People may tweet, but how about a somewhat-live blog of a ten week course. … Continue reading Here We Go A-Coding

A Coding I Will Go, A Coding I Will Go, Hi-Ho the Merry-O

I wrote about crossing my fingers for a spot in a Web Design introductory course. I can uncross the digits as I got the call saying they have a spot. It's a good deal: Work pays while I wait for a spot after students register. It's a fair exchange. I will have my coding skills … Continue reading A Coding I Will Go, A Coding I Will Go, Hi-Ho the Merry-O