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David Spencer
Environmental, outdoor and Aboriginal educator, community networking and media specialist. Plays bass guitar and piano for milkshakes.
Environmental, outdoor and Aboriginal educator, community networking and media specialist. Plays bass guitar and piano for milkshakes.


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I am selling my vintage GBX Bass guitar amp. Made in Canada, the GBX amplifiers were endorsed by Lighthouse, a classic rock and blues band from Ontario. You can learn more about my GBX Bass guitar amp For Sale and contact me at:

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Greetings from Ontario, Canada. I have joined your Google for Education Group because we do not yet have any Canadian groups.
Here is a resource I assembled to help educators who are new to using Twitter for their professional learning.

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Join educators for a Tour of the Ontario Teachers Federation in Toronto on July 16 at 9:45 a.m. More info and registration here:
Tour of OTF
Tour of OTF

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Former Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin truly cares about #Aboriginal people in Canada. #Indigenous #IdelNoMore

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Inspiring post Tine. Thanks for all your work in helping to organize and lead this trip to Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

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Join educators, Beyond Our Classroom members and education supporters for a tour of the Ontario College of Teachers. 

Tuesday October 15, 2013

at 4:00 p.m.

Ontario College of Teachers
101 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 0A1 

We are meeting on the 14th Floor reception area.
Contact David Spencer for car pooling arrangements from Brampton.

Cost: Free tour (Participants cover cost for their own transporation to and parking in Toronto)

Please register online here:


4:00 p.m. Group arrives at the Ontario College of Teachers, 14th floor reception area at 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto. Kathy Anstett will meet us upon arrival.

4:10 p.m. Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks – Liz Papadopoulos, OCT, Council Chair and Michael Salvatori, OCT, Chief Executive Officer and Registrar. 

The Mandate of the College – Kathy Anstett, External Relations Officer (including info on discounts, College scholarships and College Conference)

4:30 p.m. Overview of the Accreditation process – Maureen Smith, OCT, Program Officer, Accreditation Unit.

4:45 p.m. Tour of the Ontario College of Teachers.

5:00 p.m. Visit the Margaret Wilson Library.

5:15 p.m. Thank yous and home time.


Contact David Spencer for more information and car pooling arrangements from Brampton.

Our tour is sponsored by Beyond Our Classroom and the Ontario College of Teachers.

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Please vote for 15 year old Ann Makosinski's Google Science Fair project. She invented a Battery-Free Flashlight runs solely on the heat of the human hand.
Vote here: 

Learn more about her project here:
The Hollow (Thermoelectric) Flashlight - Google Science Fair
Google Science Fair 2013
Google Science Fair 2013

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@DavidSpencer shared his skills with social media and curated backchannel tweets on @Storify during the "Teaching and Learning in a Digital World" conference hosted by the Peel District School Board @PeelSchools in #Brampton on August 21, 2013. 

View some of David Spencer's resources for using technology and teaching and learning for teh 21st century.

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Lots of great photos on the hashtag #NatureMonday
Stepping stones
+DOFMonday  curated by  +Mara Acoma +Mark Hall +Alan Gurling +Nigel Smith #DOFMonday +Moody Monday  curated by  +Philip Daly +Carole Buckwalter +Annelies Kroen #moodymondayphoto #kyotophoto  
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