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Peter Beens
Works at Beamsville District Secondary School
Lives in Niagara Falls, ON
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Elio Motors Releases Body Framing and Engine Cradle Design to Suppliers for E-Series Engineering Prototype Builds
"Elio Motors, the startup vehicle manufacturer launching a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 MPG with a targeted base price of $6,800, today announced that it has released to its suppliers the body framing and engine cradle design for its E-Serie...
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Digital Literacy Resource -- Teens’ Top 5 Technology Mistakes
This morning I shared an article entitled "Teens’ Top 5 Technology Mistakes" with my BTT1O class. It can be found at http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3756894 . The five "mistakes" mentioned are: Forgetting to Log Out Right Message— Wrong Pers...
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Announcing the 2016 OCTE Conference, May 2016
OCTE Conference May 12 to 14 2016 “Setting the Standards-Practicing Safe Tech” Hilton Meadowvale,  Mississauga Take Advantage of the Early Bird Rate and Register Now Secondary Check out the OCTE web site  www.octe.on,ca   to view this year’s program and pre...
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Mark Saturday, February 27th on your calendar for the ACSE 2016 Conference!
(Guest post from Grant Hutchison) The ACSE 2016 conference is ready for registrations. Checkout the  website  with 18 different sessions across 5 different themes and plan your day. Keynote topic this year is:  Your Imagination is the Limit: Big Data is a B...
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These instructions have been written for my visiting grade 9 students.
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Canada vs USA Pricing on Motorcycle Tie-Down Straps. Hmm...
In The US - $22 I In Canada - $2400
Technical Director, Computer Site Manager, and teacher at Beamsville District Secondary School. Ex-Computer Studies and Technological Education Education Officer, Ministry of Education. Ex-Flight Test Technologist, MBB/Eurocopter. Home town was St. Thomas, but moved around while in Armed Forces ...
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Elio Reservations Update - Over 50,000! (50155)
It's been a long time coming but we've finally reached the 50k milestone! When I put my deposit on the Elio sales were fairly brisk, routinely exceeding 50 per day (averaged) and often 100 per day. After September 2014, when the 50% reservation bonus was wi...
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Wow, you soon will have a new "sport scar" Have fun.
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Alter the Course of Transportation with Elio Motors (video)

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Mohawk College Broadcasting Television Program -- VIP Day
From Mohawk College... Mohawk College Broadcasting Television program will be hosting a College  Applicant VIP Day on  Wednesday, February 3 .   There will be 2 sessions held throughout the day   and we encourage to register for one of the sessions :  an af...
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CEMC: New Courseware
From: Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing < cemc@uwaterloo.ca > The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing is pleased to let you know that our courseware offerings have expanded!  In addition to the previously available resources fo...
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I've purchased the update to On1's photo editing program, but unfortunately I can't use it because it always crashes just after startup. I don't even have to start editing; it crashes without even doing anything.
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Elio Motors at the LA Auto Show (Release of P5)
Getting closer!  Reposted from Elio Motors  http://www.eliomotors.com/eliomotorsatlaautoshow November 25, 2015 Hello Elio’ers! As you may have heard from one of our many forms of communication, Elio Motors is at the Los Angeles Auto Show.  Saying we had a b...
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St. Thomas, ON - Kingston, ON - Camp Borden, ON - Cold Lake, AB - Hamilton, ON - Fort Erie, ON - London, ON - Toronto, ON - Greensville, ON - Cornwallis, NS - Arnhem, Netherlands
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Technical Director, Computer Site Manager, and teacher at Beamsville District Secondary School. Ex-Computer Studies and Technological Education Education Officer, Ministry of Education. Ex-Flight Test Technologist, MBB/Eurocopter. Home town was St. Thomas, but moved around while in Armed Forces and have now settled in the Niagara region.
 
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President of the Association for Computer Studies Educators (ACSE, www.acse.net). Chair of Ontario Teachers Federation Curriculum Forum Steering Committee. Member of the Ontario Council for Technology Educators communications committee.
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  • Beamsville District Secondary School
    Technical Director, Computer Site Manager, 2009 - present
  • Ministry of Education
    Education Officer, 2007 - 2009
  • Westlane Secondary School
    Technical Director, 1993 - 2007
  • MBB Helicopters / Eurocopter
    Senior Flight Test Technologist, 1985 - 1993
  • Canadian Armed Forces
    Flight Test Technician, 1981 - 1985
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Great hotel, fantastic breakfast buffet, but having to pay $15 for parking was a shock. Downtown I could understand, but not here.
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My Ravioli order was way too big to finish it! Huge portions, great value. Will definitely go back if I'm in the area again.
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I was pleased with my stay here, although next time I'll be sure to get a room closer to the office so I have wi-fi and a swim suit so I can enjoy the pool!
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Was very pleased with the service, the price, and the food (burger). Would go back again.
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