David and Daisy’s Adventures in Wikipedia-land: Day 1

Seven Reasons Why Open Educational Resources Are The Wise Way To Go In Moodle

To encourage the use —and help dispel some myths— of Open Educational Resources, particularly in the Ontario region, government-funded NGO Contact North has published a […]

What I’ve learned from my kids: Motivation

A while ago I started writing about things I’ve started to learn from watching my kids grow and how they see things. I’ve started to […]

Create easy to navigate Moodle lessons using the Table of Contents generator plugin

Do you want to add a Wikipedia like Table of contents box on some of your long Moodle lessons. A table of content box makes […]

Other Thoughts on Small Wins

I had been been stuck, stuck, stuck in the doldrums on my latest Free Code Camp project, the Wikipedia Viewer, in large part because I […]

10 Summer Learning Activities Every Parent Should Know

The RAND Corporation, in a report, has highlighted that kids can lose up to a month of learning during summer.  As per NSLA, these summer […]

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Women in Science and Engineering

"According to a 2005 study done by Nature, Wikipedia contains only slightly more inaccuracies in science-related topics than does Encyclopaedia Britannica" (Chandler, 2010) Shigeru Tamura […]

Open Educational Resouces Information Session

At yesterday's information session, we shared a number of resources to help faculty participate in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Movement. Faculty and Grad Students […]

Wikipedia Assignments for Education

Guest Blogger: René Tanner, Life Sciences LibrarianWikipedia, the free, open, online encyclopedia has the potential to share information and knowledge with people around the world. […]

Wikipedia – ban it or embrace it?

Is Wikipedia the bane of the academic’s life? Do your students look everything up on Wikipedia, and never use any other resources? Do you cringe when […]

Why Do Teachers Hate Wikipedia?

So many times when students are doing research, they have a hard time finding sources with relevant information that are not Wikipedia. When I ask […]

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