Year end edu roundup from Edutopia

The Best Education Posts of 2013

Online tools

Podcasting http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ 100 Top Learning Tools http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/ A page of Top 100 Lists http://dailytekk.com/tag/top-100/

Getting Organized

I have many projects that I am working on and I am searching for ways to be more organized. In a pre-internet, pre-smart phone, pre-ipad time time in my life I had what I called my MAGIC PLANNER BOOK. It had everything in it: my address book, my to-dos, my goals, my notes, and a […]

A slideshare on the shift in education

Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard

The future of education…Sir Ken Robinson

Today I showed my class this RSA Animate video on Changing Educational Paradigms.  What a wonderful reaction to seeing innovation, not canned convention.  We are on the cutting edge of an educational precipice.  The old dynamics no longer work.  A worthwhile use of time is to watch his Ted talk on How Schools Kill Creativity.

Learning WordPress

I am teaching myself wordpress and the result is this blog. My current frustration is adding social share buttons.

WordPress tutorial

WordPress Lessons

The Affordable Care Act – Obamacare

If you can’t get through on the website, try the phone! 1-800-318-2596 HealthCare.gov


The first question I ask myself when I am working on a new computer platform is what version am I on? The version of Blackboard Learn we are on is 9.1 service pack 12. This makes it much easier to find help. Blackboard help for our version