Writer, photographer, Teacher, Technician, UAV Pilot

About Tim Kingfisher UAV

ECOO germination

Whole responses on each to follow, but right now here's what the ECOO 2011 Conference germinated for me:thanks to a question during my Dancing in the Datasphere presentation (which almost 500 people have viewed now!): "has anyone thought though this from a how it harms the students perspective?  Or are…

Cutting Cookies

CBC radio was playing a phone call from parent with a child diagnosed with ADHD yesterday afternoon and I'm having a knee jerk reaction to it.  The responses were based on THIS story.The parent described her child as "energetic, creative and wonderful" but then said, "but he was falling behind…

Dancing in the Datasphere

From the Prezi brainstorming graphical interface: http://prezi.com/mlmks5pq65dz/dancing-in-the-datasphere/If we live in an increasingly data-rich, but resource poor world, what do we need to do as teachers to give our students a fighting chance?There is no reason to assume that Eric Schmidt is blowing smoke.  If we really are generating this much information,…

The Tyranny of Paper

Students in my board collect over 17,000 sheets of paper in handouts in their k-12 school careers. Most Canadian schools are probably similar... Every piece of finished paper has measurable environmental costs: http://bit.ly/p9wpqq We burn a 60 watt light bulb continuously for 159.1 years so that we can hand out…
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