My current teaching contract commenced in 2004 and soon afterward social media, for me, sky rocketed. A short time later, most of my communicative life moved into what very few people at the time knew as “the cloud”. Facebook was still locked to the universities and Yahoo! was still a huge stock option for many […]
Entries Categorized as 'blogs'
November 6, 2011
January 28, 2011
“Within the decade, it will either become the norm to teach this course (high school Algebra I) in middle school or we’ll have finally woken up to the fact that there’s no reason to give algebra weight over statistics and IT in high school for non-math majors (and they will have all taken it in […]
January 13, 2010
For years I’ve worried about storage and losing files. I’ve been online continually since 1992 now and have way too many files. Everything anymore to me are zeros and ones, and a few years ago I moved to Google tools for most everything. I am a Google whore, just short of flying to a Google […]
January 3, 2010
Survey reveals that student bloggers are more prolific and appreciate the value of writing more than their peers After blogging last quarter for the independent reading project, some people wondered why we bother having kids blog. I enjoyed this article from last year. Check it out.
December 1, 2009
Reading Alan Levine’s blog post entitled “What? Another Do X A Day Project?” this morning got me thinking. See, I participated in National Novel Writing Month in 2004, 2005, and 2006, and last year I spent several evenings surfing through Alan’s (and D’arcy’s) 365 Flickr challenge. I knew nothing about this challenge and thought anyone […]
February 17, 2008
I have a new post over here on online communication in the 21st century. Check it out.
February 17, 2008
I ordered a mini-me today! Ok, not really, but it’s sort of funny. Alan twittered about miniblogger mentoring, and then Coop sent it along to our group. Even though my phone is relatively nice, there are some sites I just don’t open until I get on my computer (Reason 33,469 to own an iPhone!). So […]
February 8, 2008
Last night I asked my host to move this site from a test subfolder to the main directory after I tried to do so unsuccessfully myself. We spent about 45 minutes on text chat trying to make it work, and he was very patient. Eventually he jacked into the database and edited out the subfolder […]
January 31, 2008
Ok, I’ve been here on cyberspace since 1992 when my father gave me an old 8086 from his office, and I thought I was so cool. I sat in the basement of my parent’s house with my little modem and prayed that no one picked up the phone. The blasts of cold air from the […]