For, lo, the winter is past,The rain is over and gone;The flowers appear on the earth;The time of the singing of birds is come,And the […]

Oscar Nominated Shorts

I had the opportunity to check out the Oscar Nominated Shorts for Animation and Live Action. Warning, spoilers follow. Unlike last year, this year was […]

Did the State Sell My Data?

The sale of Instructure, the maker of Canas, to the Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo, seems to include all of the data that Instructure collected. […]

What teachers need this break…

This is a busy time of year; and so when teachers get a break, they need a real, big, fat break! I don’t know every […]

Three Emails You Meant to Send

I hold some strong opinions on Email Efficiency for Teachers.  Yes, that is a thing. This article is more about the email that you have […]


I find RSS very useful. I utilize Feedly to gather RSS feeds. (Basically, instead of going to a variety of websites to see if something […]

Buying an LMS

It’s been an interesting week for LMS providers. Instructure (the owner of Canvas – an LMS (Learning Management System)) just announced that it will be […]

Book Review Template

Moodle has a variety of powerful features. One of the features is the ability to share. For example, if I (or a certain friend) create […]

Ethical Educators & Social Media

Social media has been around for a long time now.  Maybe it was around, maybe you were on social media before you were a teacher? […]

Teacher Holiday Gifts

Don’t forget the Teacher’s Holiday Gifts! Teachers really don’t expect anything, but save them from only receiving coffee mugs and fudge with fingerprints on it.  […]

I am Serving my Audience or I am Not

The days of compulsory attendance of professional learning have ended. Well, maybe not completely yet, but we should act as if they have. You should […]

The Power of Passion

Recently, a family member was hospitalized. I was reminded (re-learned?) the power of passion. He was a very “good” patient. He was not demanding, very […]

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