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Take Flight: Your First Interview

Earlier today, I chanced upon an email from someone going for their first interview:I've been called for an interview for the instructional technology position. They didn't ask me to create a presentation or anything in particular. They did say I could bring whatever I would like to share. Show More Summary

An Invitation

Image Source: Over at Assorted Stuff, Tim makes his point about ambassadors and Ed Tech Boat Shows. The problem isn't that these shows bring people together, giving them the opportunity to connect and learn, but rather, that it juxtaposes vendors into one large hall. Show More Summary

The Road to E2 #road2e2

Over the last few weeks, I've been pinching myself. I can't quite wrap my head around a simple fact. During the month of March, I'll be joining awesome educators in Singapore. Hang on, let me look back over that sentence and see what I just wrote. Show More Summary

Always Faithful

Upon reading of Wikispaces upcoming demise, I felt a bit of nostalgia. Although Wikispaces has graciously continued to host my content ( for YEARS (since at least 2006), I have been unfaithful to this old friend. Show More Summary

Blasphemy: Loading GNU/Linux on My Surfacebook

As much fun as I have exploring Microsoft Windows 10, I have to admit that I LOVE GNU/Linux operating system, especially when it comes to writing. The minimalist approach, which I can achieve on Windows 10 when writing with the Hemingway Editor (which now has a program you can save to your Win/Mac computer), comes much easier on GNU/Linux. Show More Summary

Be Android Safe on the Web

Wondering how to secure Android phone communications? You'll want to read this blog entry!Be sure to visit the TCEA TechNotes blog to read this entry. "Did you know 15.2M text messages are sent every minute?" I asked my wife at evening meal. Show More Summary

Tips to Protect Your Android Phone

Wondering how to safeguard your Android phone? You'll want to read this blog entry!Be sure to visit the TCEA TechNotes blog to read this entry. Did this holiday season leave you with an Android device in your hands? If so, you're not the only one. Show More Summary

Exploring @Spyrus_inc Windows To Go (Part 2)

A short time ago, I posted Part 1 of my review of SPYRUS Windows To Go live drive, which essentially gives you a computer on a USB stick with a LOT more "oomph." I'm actually writing Part 2 of this blog entry on my Surfacebook, and it's humming along without any issues. Show More Summary

Exploring Windows To Go @SPYRUS_inc (Review Part 1)

Will Spyrus Windows To Go live drive work on a Lenovo W540 Thinkpad? Need to carry your Windows 10 computer in your pocket, but don't really want to lug around a laptop? One alternative to carrying around a laptop (e.g. Surfacebook) or tablet (e.g. Show More Summary

Q&A with a CTO: Striving for Balance

A few weeks ago, I received a Twitter DM from a colleague in another state. After going back-n-forth in Twitter DMs, I decided to explore the topic as a full blown blog entry. Here's the lead for the TCEA Technotes blog entry that just...Show More Summary

Managing Your Chrome Add-Ons

These add-on managers not only allow you to disable or remove add-ons you may get while exploring; they may also work conditionally, meaning they work differently depending on the website you happen to be on. Two fantastic Google Chrome...Show More Summary

AL DíA: The Value of an Education

In the Huffington Post piece, Has higher education lost the battle of public perception?, a question is asked that some already have answered. "No," said a 10K student district superintendent, to my great disappointment, "our kids need...Show More Summary

AL DíA: A Cog's Game

Are you a cog in the machine, a piece of machinery that does only what it must do for the greater good? Well, what's wrong with that? Imagine building trust without being reliable, trustworthy. I can't imagine putting my trust in someone...Show More Summary

AL DíA: STEM Tools, DIY Projects and More

Wow, I had a lot of fun putting this blog entry together on a subject that is near and dear to many people's hearts. I was trying for a blog entry about STEM toys, but failed miserably. Instead, I stumbled on a treasure trove of STEM DIY projects in Pinterest. Show More Summary

Thirteen Insights for CTOs

Ok, I'm sure you are just dying to know what I've written about that Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), Technology Directors/Coordinators need to know about. I'm particularly pleased because this series enabled me to tap into my actual experiences as a Director of Technology for a 10K student school district. Show More Summary

AL DíA: STEM Innovators VIP Breakfast

On January 5, 2018, there will be a STEM Innovators VIP Breakfast in San Antonio, Tx. If you are free, you may want to attend. Here's the full text of the invitation:I’d like to invite you to attend the STEM Innovators-in-Training Experience VIP Coffee & Conversation on January 5, 2018 from 8:00 – 9:30 am at Sunset Station, 1174 E. Show More Summary

My GoogleEDU and MicrosoftEDU Blog Entry Roundup

Over at TCEA TechNotes blog this year, I've written quite a few blog entries. Are any of you reading them? A BEE'S PERSPECTIVE My total blog entries at TCEA are at 232 (although that will change since I have a third part in my series on When Disaster Strikes pending review and scheduling for publication). Show More Summary

Artful Angles Engage

The older I get, the more discriminating I am when it comes to books and articles I read. I hate spending a single minute on a story that's going nowhere. Yet, just yesterday, I stumbled onto a piece about writing that made me sit up and take notice. Show More Summary

AL DíA: Free eBook: DIY vs Managed Cloud Hosting

Check out a free ebook from Lambda Solutions. What intrigued me about the book was how closely it aligned with some of my own experiences hosting a learning management system in my own school district. Some of my takeaways for doingShow More Summary

AL DíA: Eight Second Storytelling

Today, you often have only about eight seconds to tell a story, or one second less than a goldfish. Here are some tips for creating short content: Engage with image/video Offer a call to action Be quick, get to the point Don’t compress,...Show More Summary

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