Mental Health is Around US All!

I was doing some planning and programming this weekend and started looking as I usually o at things going around the world around us in our towns and communities in which we live in and came across something near and dear and also very close to me; Mental Health. Prior to being hired on in Read More…

A Coding Reflection…

A while back (just after Christmas) I wrote a blog in regards to Checkers; which low and behold uses and works with primitive coding language long before programming even came out. Last night while training with Norfolk Fire on our yearly update and renewal of First Aid / CPR and AED training I witnessed and Read More…

Strong Start Reading Program; A New Prespective

This school year marks my third year being the Strong Start Site Coordinator at Hagersville Elementary school.¬†We have grown our program over the years to include up to 10 + volunteers and over 20 + students within one round. The amazing volunteers that have come, gone, stayed and recently began have supported over 85 students Read More…

Micro:Bits Coming to @HESGEDSB

Hello all! After scanning @Twitter on my professional digital PLN and discussing @Makeymakey with @mraspinall (aka Brian Aspinall) Program Director of STEM Education from Fair Chance Learning @FCLedu Brian was kind enough to offer some Micro:bit kits for us at Hagersville Elementary, which will arrive next week! We are super excited to continue our educational Read More…

Blogging in 2017

So, here we go again! This year one of my personal professional resolutions is to try blogging much ore often sharing and networking with others. Just recently tonight I was chatting via twitter (please follow @ArcherJoe) with a friend @Mrs_Gozzard aka Cynthia whom read my past blog. She mentioned she would love a room to Read More…

Coding is it all around us?!?!

Coding…sounds simple; and it is, but so much more behind the simple process of coding and programming may be a lot more then what I originally believed! So, a short little anecdote to this was about three weeks back my son received a checkerboard set for Christmas. He was eager to learn and play so Read More…

2017 Here we come!

Hey All! Been a while since last posting, but looking ahead to a new year a transition if you will into a new unknown uncharted territory… Just like any new experience we are entering a time of unknowns, no pre-written history nothing whatsoever….a new year means starting fresh and taking chances, making leaps and bounds Read More…