Category Archives: Humour

20 Questions & Answers About DS106

I have just completed the “Audio Assignments” section of my free online Digital Storytelling DS106 course and I have learned two very important facts. Having struggled through the creation of a 14 minute radio interview, I now have the utmost … Continue reading

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‘The Little Caption’ flips me out!

This DS106 Design assignment is called “The Little Caption” to differentiate it from a similar activity called “The Big Caption“. In this endeavour, participants are challenged to: “Take one of your own photographs, one from Flickr Creative Commons ( or … Continue reading

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DS106 – Now Available on Blu-ray Disc!

The overwhelming majority of individuals who are engaged in the DS106 course are doing so remotely. Today’s statistics indicate that there are 596 active DS106 members whereas less than a total 80 are in attendance in the two sections facilitated … Continue reading

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Are you looking for a career change?

I guess it is human nature to ask yourself if you might have chosen a different career path? Educators, like many others, sometimes have second thoughts about their teaching profession during our long, cold winter. My solution for such mid-winter … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day – A Google Love Letter

I have been saving the YouTube video “Google Docs: A love letter” for Valentine’s Day. When I first saw it several months ago, it certainly demonstrated (perhaps somewhat in jest) just how the “dating scene” has changed since I was … Continue reading

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Lou Costello buys a computer

Each year as our winter continues, I find that people in general, and teachers specifically, need a little humour in their lives. Last evening my sister emailed the following and I thought that our readers, particularly our Windows users, would … Continue reading

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Texting for Seniors

As a “more experienced” (some might say “older”) educator, I chuckled when I read the following email message. Perhaps the odd texting acronym will bring a smile to your face and help reduce your stress. Since more and more Seniors … Continue reading

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‘Survivor’ – Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast

Have you heard about the next planned “Survivor” show? Three businessmen and three businesswomen will be dropped in an elementary school classroom for 1 school year.  Each business person will be provided with a copy of his/her school district’s curriculum, … Continue reading

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Hassles + Humour = Happy + Healthy

The other day, I decided it was time to start doing some “spring cleaning”. I decided to start deleting unnecessary files on my computer because operations seemed to be slowing down as my hard drive was filling up. During this … Continue reading

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