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Busy?

First of all – sorry for missing the post last week.  I caught a bad case of whatever is going around and it was not a fun time.  My kids were also sick and I was doing my best to … Continue reading

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Goals

So I’ve been thinking a lot about goals this month.  Personal goals. Family goals. Professional goals.  I wanted to share a few professional ones here – to make them public and as a way to hold me accountable – because … Continue reading

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Welcome Back?

Wow – is been almost 3 years since a post here.  3 years of a lot of growth and change. Our family has grown by one more (a cute little energetic guy named Jackson) and I have grown into my … Continue reading

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Making the Jump From Proficient to Excellent – #ICE14 Presentation

This is our presentation from the Illinois Computing Educators conference on making the jump from “proficient” to “excellent” using technology. The workshop was very well attended and I had a blast presenting with some great colleagues.  Please offer your feedback … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned at #NCSS13

So this was my first time at a NCSS conference, and I have not been to a Social Studies specific conferences since I presented with one of my favorite professors at Michigan State University, Dr. Timothy Little, at MCSS back … Continue reading

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Giving Up Facebook For Lent

So I’ve been thinking long and hard about what to give up for Lent.  I could give up soda, snacks, or junk food but for a guy of my, um, “stature” giving up useless calories is a lot like asking … Continue reading

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Oh THERE You Are…

After a 7 month hiatus from blogging, I am back! Things I have learned since I’ve been gone: 1) Having a baby daughter is by far the most awesome yet scariest thing that can ever happen to a man.  I … Continue reading

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