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My Diigo Bookmarks (posted weekly)

My Diigo Bookmarks (posted weekly)

My Diigo Bookmarks (posted weekly)

Netflix Movies On Streaming That Are Actually Good: 7 Tools To Help You Find Them If Netflix's recommendations are getting stale, I've collected seven websites you can visit to find some fresh inspiration and flicks you otherwise might not have have found on the service.  tags: Netflixfiltertoolsarticle A Better Queue tags: NetflixfilterlistRotten Tomatoes Teachers Are the Key to Everyone Learning to Code | Webmonkey | Wired.com RT @tedder42: Wired: "Teachers Are the Key to Everyone Learning to Code" http://t.co/7AzXtPMCNQ @pbeens tags: via:packrati.us Computer science enrollments soared last year, rising 30% - Computerworld Computer science enrollments soared last year, rising 30% http://t.co/nc1GsAgKAw tags: via:packrati.us 25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher 25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher (how many of these tips are you using?) http://t.co/vOtSU3F9…

My Diigo Bookmarks (posted weekly)

Man not guilty in motorcycle death | Local | News | Barrie Examiner Texting + Driving + Kill Someone = Not Guilty. (This is outrageous and should be appealed.) http://t.co/VjL6oHjEYF tags: via:packrati.us Pascal Programming - Home Page tags: PascaltutorialICSICSxx http://testbed.cis.drexel.edu/PascalRules.htm tags: PascaltipsICSICSxx Cypress HS student suspended for disarming gunman? - WFTX-TV Fort Myers/Naples, FL New word: "wouldn't've" (from the linked article) http://t.co/jdLgWRtkCL tags: via:packrati.us Donald Clark Plan B: Too cool for school: 7 reasons why tablets should NOT be used in education I'm writing this on that netbook. I have an iPad but wouldn’t dream of using it for research, note taking, writing or business. It’s used in our house as a sort of look-up device, more ‘search, see and watch’ than ‘write, create and work’. My kids never use it.  tags:�������������������…

Ottawa planning budget measures to tackle shortage of skilled trades

The OCTE executive asked me to pass along this news item from the Globe and Mail:
"The Conservative government is preparing new budget measures to boost skilled trades in Canada, and one option under consideration would require companies to promise apprenticeship training as part of any bid for major procurement contracts.
Addressing Canada’s growing labour and skills shortage – along with balancing the budget by 2015 – is shaping up as a dominant theme of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s 2013 budget, which is expected within weeks." (read the rest of the article at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-planning-budget-measures-to-tackle-shortage-of-skilled-trades/article9199599

My Diigo Bookmarks (posted weekly)

It's great to see one my school's graduates on Canada's Handyman Challenge. Please vote for Maria Nestoras! http://t.co/ta51rinh3l It's great to see one my school's graduates on Canada's Handyman Challenge. Please vote for Maria Nestoras! http://t.co/ta51rinh3l tags: via:packrati.us List of Control Panel Command Line Commands "List of Control Panel Commands in Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP" tags: TEJTEJxxUtilitiesDOScommand linecontrol panel Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code | TechCrunch Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code http://t.co/zvHDHLfLQU (fantastic!) tags: via:packrati.us Why Email Should Die | EdReach Why Email Should Die http://t.co/TH63sdED36 (Whoa! The email client should be the hub of all communication; it should not die!) tags: vi…