Author Archives: Anthony_Perrotta

Demanding More: Stephen Lecce Must Resign

Dear Mr. Lecce, This is now my second open letter to you as a concerned Vaughan-King constituent.  As today marks OECTA’s first province wide withdrawal of service since 1997, I wanted to share my thoughts with you as a taxpayer, … Continue reading

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Whatcha Gonna Do? Reading “Bad Boys”

As a Communications Technology teacher there are a number of great pleasures found in my day-to-day. From observing the student joy of production or the laughter of collaboration gone right, it’s truly a unique classroom where all learners readily show … Continue reading

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The Karate Kid Saga Continues…

As any teacher will know, being a teacher means that you often look at the world through a teacher-lens. You see things and read things from a perspective that often relates to your existence in a classroom and working with … Continue reading

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An Open #ONTED Christmas Letter to Minister Stephen Lecce

Dear Minister Lecce,  I am writing this letter as a constituent, parent, teacher and taxpayer. As a teacher in a publicly funded school, this Friday heading into the Christmas break is a celebration of the relationships formed with students and … Continue reading

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Why I voted YES to a Strike Mandate

This morning, Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce is visiting the school in which I proudly teach. This comes at a time when all Ontario teacher unions are at a crossroads with the bargaining process, have held overly successful Strike … Continue reading

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[Photoshop Tutorial) Sarah Connor Returns

Well before the Me Too Movement, Times Up and the repositioning of gender politics within popular Hollywood film with movies such as Ghostbusters (2016) or the introduction of superhero heroines such as Captain Marvel, there was Sarah Connor. For the … Continue reading

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[Media Smarts Lesson Plan] Finding the Truth in Deep Fake Video (Gr. 9-12)

Teachers’ Note: As global citizens entrenched in a digital and thus interconnected world, we are now officially in uncharted territory. Just as mobile video shared through social media applications promised to disrupt oppression with the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, the onset … Continue reading

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