Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year Goals

A new year brings all kinds of thoughts and ideas for self-improvement. While I’m not one to advocate for resolutions, I am always open for ways to fine tune how I work, play, and relate to others. So it seems … Continue reading

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End of 2014 Approaches

Just a few hours left until kids are released and teachers get to sleep in. Vacation is just around the corner, and I could not be more ready for some time away. Yes – I love my job, but I … Continue reading

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Embedding YouTube videos into PowerPoint – Thank you TubeChop!

I always loved the PowerPoint feature that let me embed YouTube videos into a presentation. That way I wouldn’t have to leave an IE window open during my presentation, fumble with ALT-TAB keystrokes, and then get back to my presentation. … Continue reading

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Makerspace Holiday Tree with Lights

On Thursday, I get to host my PTSA for a morning coffee. They’ve asked me to introduce myself and showcase the changes I’ve made in the library. Since I’m pretty proud of the work and fun I’m seeing in my … Continue reading

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Making Surveys in Excel

There are many “free” sites out there for creating a survey for your class, but I struggle with these sites controlling how much I can access the data that students create. So when I met with a colleague to plan … Continue reading

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