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2024-06-15: Redacting Science: #Texas Censorship A school district in Houston {Cypress-Fairbaks ISD} has voted to redact chapters on vaccines and …

2024-06-15: Authentic Writing vs AI Writing Is it safe to say, without evidence, that most writers don’t write for the pleasure alone, but for …

2024-06-14: AI Fears: #AI is Not Friend to Higher Education Professors #HigherEd #Education #EdTech #AI I have to admit I love the doom and gloom of this article, Memo to Faculty: AI is not your friend. A …

2024-06-14: Remote Work Rocks While I certainly understand why any organization or business wants its employees to do their work …

2024-06-14: AI in Education and Environment This was an interesting article that dealt with more than AI’s impact on the environment. See …

2024-06-06: The Power of Another Think Anyone who read Stoic philosophy knows about “The Painted Porch.” Not THAT painted porch …

2024-06-05: Print over Tech This ought to make edtech advocates pause on pushing ebooks into children’s hands…as an avid reader, …

2024-06-04: Concealed Handguns in TN Schools What do you think? More guns in schools or not? My opinion is simple. Given the choice of being …

2024-06-03: Say Its Name: Flipgrid Wow, this was a tough read for folks who have grown fond of Flip. The shock and surprise are still …

2024-06-02: AI: Water Guzzlers Anonymous It is imperative to remember that as we use AI, there are profound consequences. Should AI Tech …

2024-06-01: Share Knowledge with Perplexity Pages (Updated) Amazing announcement from Perplexity today: Perplexity Pages, a simple way to turn your research …

2024-06-01: Done with Teaching Someone on Facebook wrote: I think I am done teaching, any suggestions on a good career change for …

2024-05-31: Panama Relocation #ClimateChange I have often wondered how Panama would be affected by climate change. See pictures in this news post …

2024-05-31: Symbolic Logic Course for Teens I may need to get this…$15! Learn how to make sense of complicated arguments with 14 video lessons …

2024-05-30: Quote: Not Organized Around Science Love this quote shared via Mastodon: Source

2024-05-30: Anthropic AI Agents Over at The Verge, Kylie Robison writes: Anthropic is releasing a new feature for its AI chatbot …

2024-05-30: AI In Schools: Misalignment of Values Image source: Someone in a Facebook ChatGPT for Teachers group Great news, right? Custom GPTs will …

2024-05-29: Quote: Ignoring Ignorance This quote resonates with my own life experiences. At Another Think Coming, I can really see how …

2024-05-29: Thinking, Fast and Slow I love Abir Haddoud’s post about the book, so I am reposting it from social media (LinkedIn) below: …

2024-05-29: AI: Privacy is a Perk It’s all about your privacy perspective, isn’t it? Free account? Expect none to little privacy, or …

2024-05-27: 20 #AI School Scenarios: Scary or Not? What are some of the problems with AI in schools? How would you resolve them? The Student’s …

2024-05-27: Teacher Use of AI for Grading I loved this response to an educator’s question about AI use by teachers vs students. It is concise, …

2024-05-26: Revisiting Rusty Rivers and Streams #ClimateChange Source: Projected changes in the water cycle. Source: USGCRP 2009 Ugh. This had almost slipped from …

2024-05-25: Flow Chart: Should I Go or Stay? #Mermaid This was the Mermaid code that Perplexity.ai generated for me, introducing me to Mermaid: Code …

2024-05-25: Joplin App for Notes and Mermaid for Diagrams and Flowcharts After struggling with Dropbox as my sync home for Joplin App notes, I finally plunked down the 3.99 …

2024-05-22: Perplexity has reached capacity?!? The outage is on web and mobile; I became aware of it at 9:24 AM (Central) this morning when I tried …

2024-05-22: 3-2-1 Brain Science and Effective Teaching Interesting article, What Brain Science Says about Teaching Teens via EdSurge, on teenage brains. …

2024-05-20: AI Fears: Lacking Evidence, Part 4 In previous blog entries, I shared a list of AI fears. Did those fears have any evidence? This is …

2024-05-19: AI Fears: Lacking Evidence, Part 3 In a previous blog entry, I shared a list of AI fears. But, when I ran it through …

2024-05-19: Comment Hoist: Attracting GenZ to Teaching In a response to the post on Attracting GenZ to Teaching, responding to the question of “What …

2024-05-19: Attracting GenZ to Teaching In this article, EdSurge asks , how to attract GenZ to Teaching. But the article went on and …

2024-05-18: AI Fears: Lacking Evidence, Part 2 In my previous blog entry, I shared a list of AI fears. But, when I ran it through …

2024-05-18: Taking the Plunge Wondering if GNU/Linux is worth investigating? Check out retired educator, Bob Irving’s …

2024-05-18: An AI in K12 Panel Someone asked if I might consider serving on a panel discussing AI in K12 education. It occurred to …

2024-05-18: AI: Going Nuclear for Energy building water- and energy-hungry datacenters to fuel the AI boom comes at the expense of our …

2024-05-17: AI Fears: Lacking Evidence, Part 1 In an online course I co-developed, an educator wrote via AI the following question: What are we so …

2024-05-11: ESSER Funding Expiring “Over the past four years, we’ve relied on $30 million in ESSER, or COVID relief funds …

2024-05-11: MyNotes: Writing by Hand The verdict is in…again? it takes a lot more brainpower, as well as cross-talk between brain areas, …

2024-05-11: 3-2-1: Four Day School Week I heard or read about this topic in news earlier this week. I was hopeful because 4-day work weeks …

2024-05-10: On AI-Generated Content I don’t disagree with this… For my own part, I see no problem with AI-generated content if …

2024-05-09: SAnews: Alamo Colleges Offer Bachelor Degrees Great announcement: Exciting news! You will soon be able to earn your Bachelor’s degree at any of …

2024-05-09: AI Leads to Lower Academic Performance, Procrastination, Memory Loss Is it time to stop pushing AI in schools? Research study: excessive use of generative AI tools like …

2024-05-09: Climate Disaster Coming This is a tough read about a harsh future ahead: “The enormity of the problem is not well …

2024-05-08: AI Thinkers: Identifying Core Competencies Photo Credit: Undisclosed colleague “Why should we use coconut-plant liners in metal baskets …

2024-05-08: Prelude to AI Thinkers From my perspective, these were the best insights from a brilliant article. The article is Our …

2024-05-06: Writing and Thinking Connection The struggle of turning inchoate thought into readable sentences and paragraphs is a powerful …

2024-05-05: The John Decker Supernatural Series of #Books I stumbled onto the John Decker Supernatural series of books one weekend. From werewolves to weird …

2024-05-05: The Fortune Cookie “Working out the kinks today will make for a better tomorrow.” - Fortune Cookie A …

2024-05-05: Panama 🇵🇦 Faces Water Shortage Yikes, climate change impacts Panama’s water supply. This in turn impacts the Panama Canal, and …

2024-05-04: Iterative Mindset What an interesting idea… Iteration is the antidote to the performance mindset’s toxic grip. …

2024-05-04: Lack Of Freedom for #Missouri #Texas #Arkansas Women Ajax and Cassandra by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, 1806 via Wikipedia Why does our culture …

2024-05-04: A Parable for Your Consideration TexTeacher offers the Parable of the Two Towers. It is worth a read: Once there were two young …

2024-05-03: AI and Audible This is worrisome news…I love the audio stories via Audible, especially narrators like R.C. Bray and …

2024-05-02: GB1: Harnessing #Adobe Express: The Blogger's Ultimate Toolkit for Content Creation Photo via Pexels Guest blog by Leo Krause, Outreach Coordinator at Adobe Express In the fast-paced …

2024-05-02: Dropbox Breach Oops. How many is this now, Dropbox? We’re reaching out because on April 24th, we became aware of …

2024-05-02: Guest Bloggers Welcome Welcome to the Guest Blog category. This area will feature guest blog entries from colleagues as …

2024-05-02: Writing by Hand Reach for paper and pen… a paper published in Frontiers in Psychology suggests, concluding that …

2024-05-01: 3-2-1: Med-Gemini #AI “Could the problem be pleurisy?” I was standing at the emergency room of a local …

2024-05-01: Technology in Schools: A Long History of Issues Should we even be using AI given the negative impact on climate, the environment, on disadvantaged …

2024-04-30: Evidence vs Certainty and The Constitution of Knowledge As I’ve shared in the past, one of the reasons I started Another Think Coming was how often I …

2024-04-28: Book Bans: History Cover Up Ruby Bridges on book bans: The excuse that I’ve heard them give is that my story actually makes, …

2024-04-28: Relief that Makes You Weep What relief I have as a parent that my children made it through college, one of them persevering …

2024-04-28: The Impediment: Where Your Heart is Set Doesn’t this sound familiar? “Remember that it’s not only the desire for wealth and position …

2024-04-27: What Starts Here Changes the World #education #politics #protest This image from by Michael Minasi of KUT Austin is an eye-opener. via Nerve Endings Firing Away

2024-04-27: AI at Work despite many generative AI tools being readily accessible, most people don’t know how to apply …

2024-04-27: Banning LGBTQ+ Teachers #Texas “…banning educators who fall under the umbrella of being trans, nonbinary, or gender nonconforming …

2024-04-27: Survivor's Guilt: How Do You Handle Coworkers' Layoffs? In education, I’ve noticed how important is for people to always be upbeat and positive. …

2024-04-26: Dark Use of #AI in School Setting What a shocker. The principal who was targeted actually got removed from work for a bit. Baltimore …

2024-04-25: UNESCO released a 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report UNESCO released a 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report. As you might suspect, the report makes …

2024-04-25: Meta.ai Launches: Guardian of Privacy? Ok, you’ve heard that Meta.ai is now available for free. The question is, “What features are in …

2024-04-25: Ruthlessly Evaluate Every Classroom Tech Tool I love the title of this article by Jessica Grose: Every Tech Tool in the Classroom Should Be …

2024-04-24: Ads On My Windows 11 Machine? To offset this foolish trend by Microsoft, I have been testing living 100% in Linux Mint on a …

2024-04-24: The Budgetary Cliff: 2025 This has to be the scariest article ever…what will the impact be on all those professional learning …

2024-04-24: AI: A Snake in the Academic Garden of Eden That tempter of old has crept again into the garden offering forbidden knowledge, knowledge unearned …

2024-04-23: All is Well “All is well” by Henry Scott Holland

2024-04-22: Reports of #AI Being Dumb Shouldn't Stop You Image Source: Generated in Bing’s Image Creator AI, then modified with Sketch.io. Based on …

2024-04-21: Inflammation and Long-Term Memory Connection When your students say, learning hurts their brain, believe them… New research reveals that the …

2024-04-21: HellDivers 2 Teaches Lessons In the screenshot of above of my son and I, in transit to a mission, he’s the one determining …

2024-04-21: Drink and Eat for Life is Brief #Food #FriedEggs #SanAntonio #Texas What a wonderful wall decoration featuring this saying, or “dicho:” It says, “Eat …

2024-04-21: Books Unbanned: A Shameful Account of American Censorship I don’t understand why some folks engage in censorship, especially here in America. When I read …

2024-04-21: Moving Files Around Interested in moving large files from one device to another? I know I was after setting up an …

2024-04-20: Converting RSS Feed to OPML with Claude.ai Perhaps, I’m easily amazed at how AI makes hard things easy. I stumbled across a micro.blog …

2024-04-20: Attitudes Towards Evolution, Evolve Evolution is an old debate, and every year, I learn something new about it. I still remember …

2024-04-20: Reputable? Yes! National Center for Science Education In an upcoming blog entry on evolution attitudes changing, I cite some info from the National Center …

2024-04-19: Burn It Down. Goodbye, Windows 10 Have a Windows 10 device in your life? Then it may be time to look for that exit strategy. Running a …

2024-04-19: AI Creators Are Not Responsible for What Harm May Result #AI #mgshare Leonardo da Vinci failed, if he hoped to keep men and women in ships safe: … I do not publish nor …

2024-04-19: Changing Image Creation Dates #TechTips #ImageModification “How do you change the time a screenshot was created?” asked a friend yesterday. What a …

2024-04-19: Do Hard Stuff Daily What about dental care? David Truss writes this sermon about doing hard stuff. But is dental care …

2024-04-18: Image: Make your Teaspoon Count Reposting this from Neil DeGrasse Facebook group: Imagine I said something profound connecting our …

2024-04-18: What Is Valued at Work vs What Matters The things bad managers value in their employees? Technical skill Lack of complaints about stupid …

2024-04-18: Slack Adds AI Features Slack adds AI features… A quick summary via Perplexity recap: Recap Feature: Start your day …

2024-04-18: Criminalizing Being a Librarian Unbelievable…. library-friendly measures are being outpaced by bills in mostly red states that aim …

2024-04-18: What To Do: Chronic School Absenteeism What is high-impact tutoring? Could it involve more human relationships and connections, more …

2024-04-17: AI Jobs: Adapt and Learn Worth keeping Ruben Hassid’s assertion below in mind for AI…but what evidence is there he is right? …

2024-04-17: 3-2-1: Parental Rights in Education 3 Ideas I. “Parental rights in education are essential for fostering a collaborative …

2024-04-14: Generating Images with Perplexity Pro I have relied on Perplexity Pro ($20 or $10 with this referral link) for awhile now, but had not …

2024-04-12: #AI: Towards a Sense of Ethics Doug Johnson introduced me to a new quote from Christopher Hitchens. I’d first run into …

2024-04-12: MyNotes: Trashing the Earth #ClimateChange What a warm winter it’s been. That’s on top of a hot hot hot summer. It’s no …

2024-04-11: 3-2-1: The Cost of Higher Education Paying for college as I approach retirement isn’t something I hoped for, but it is something …

2024-04-11: The Obstacle is The Way...and there is more than one #stoicism #stoic Have you encountered obstacles in achieving your goal? Do you imagine that once you achieve a …

2024-04-10: Video: Logical Fallacies Open Culture features a video on logical fallacies. They say: a rapid-fire introduction to many …

2024-04-10: 3-2-1: Abnormal Florida Fish Behavior #ClimateChange Could this be due to climate change? Or is something else going on? The National Oceanic and …

2024-04-09: MyNotes: Pew Research on Teaching Yep. Accurate. More than half (52%) of educators tell Pew Research Center that “they would not …

2024-04-09: MyNotes: Carl Sagan This is a book I need to read by Carl Sagan…”The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the …

2024-04-09: MyNotes: Carl Sagan This is a book I need to read by Carl Sagan…”The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the …

2024-04-09: MyNotes: Teacher Pay Incentives Research …researchers studied what happened in…Dallas, Texas, – when teachers were offered significant pay …

2024-04-08: Finding Less Expensive Alternatives to Blog, Podcast, Notes Type Services: A Solution Imagine if you could get the benefit of a blog platform (5 blogs), bookmarking app with archived …

2024-04-07: MyNotes: AI Leads to Smaller Workforce “A survey of senior biz executives reveals that 41 percent expect to have a smaller workforce in …

2024-04-07: Louisiana HB 777 : Criminalizing #Librarians and the #ALA Over at Book Riot, this unbelievable piece of news: HB 777 was introduced March 25 by …

2024-04-06: MyNotes: Harmful or Helpful, ChatGPT …use of ChatGPT was likely to develop tendencies for procrastination and memory loss and dampen the …

2024-04-05: #BookReview: Teach Like Socrates #mgshare Review “Think Like Socrates” is an inspiring guide to using Socratic questioning in the …

2024-04-04: Go Lyrical So fun to see one’s work through another’s eyes. I was playing with words, as writers do, and …

2024-04-04: 3-2-1: School Shootings and Licensed To Carry Are you licensed to carry? I often reflect that it’s better to stay home and not go out given …

2024-04-03: The Problem with Anecdotes #CriticalThinking #Prevagen Awhile back, I wrote the following about Prevagen, that memory drug commercial. They keep running it …

2024-04-03: UT at Austin Lays Off #DEI Employees #Texas #fascism This is unbelievable but oh so bad. Vote them out isn’t working. The University of Texas at Austin …

2024-04-02: Interrogate Your Anger “How do you stay so calm?” It’s a question I get often. The truth is, there are …

2024-04-01: #DailyHaikuPrompt - Silkworm Source: Britannica Encyclopedia Bred to spin your thread Mindless Imprisonment, yes, Tireless toil …

2024-04-01: The First Story Transcription: Quote “Most people will not take the trouble in finding out the truth, but are …

2024-04-01: Banishing the Specter of Personalization Image Source: Amazon Books Over at The Corridor of Uncertainty, Alastair Creelman highlights the …

2024-03-31: A Nightcafe creation

2024-03-31: MyNotes: Teach Like Socrates I loved this quote from Shanna Peeples’ Think Like Socrates: Our students need to ask questions now …

2024-03-31: Tapestry of Thought In I miss snow, Doug Johnson laments the absence of snow, an old companion and giver of work. He …

2024-03-31: HW #2: Silence or Absence

2024-03-30: HW #1: Sacred Space #handwritten My first attempt at a handwriting a blog entry…instead of typing it. Follow this category (or …

2024-03-29: Privacy and Encryption Tips Although it’s often out of our hands due to various services suffering data breaches or …

2024-03-28: Hasta la vista, Documents app #iOS #app #skyjos #readdle Over the last few YEARS, I’ve kept Readdle Documents app on my iOS phone. It’s been a …

2024-03-28: Quote: Take the Rest as It Comes #stoicism These are great suggestions to adopt: Rejoice in what you have, cease worrying about things which …

2024-03-28: 3-2-1: SEL and Critical Race Theory (CRT) Anyone who watched a teacher work through the pandemic, facilitating remote learning, knows how …

2024-03-27: MyNotes: Three signs You’re a Scientific Thinker I often think that I will be learning about and how to apply critical thinking for the rest of my …

2024-03-27: Play Climate Change Bingo - #AI #ClimateChange #Education #mgshare Watching news on television, reading articles about how the melting polar ice caps are changing the …

2024-03-27: Facebook snooped on users’ Snapchat traffic Wow, this is…so wrong. Given that Snapchat encrypted the traffic between the app and its …

2024-03-27: Remembering Daniel Kahnemann: System I and II Thinking Quotes Bummer. Daniel Kahneman died. He was the author of Thinking, Fast and Slow. You can read an overview …

2024-03-26: Psychics and Pseudoscience (PASTOR) In every town, there’s a street with a sign board with a huge hand. The hand beckons …

2024-03-25: AIDA: Scientific Consensus I honestly hadn’t ever heard the concept of scientific consensus before reading about it while …

2024-03-25: MyNotes: The Scientific Consensus on a Memory Aid Drug Prevagen…a proven memory aid to help you remember stuff, or a well-funded example of …

2024-03-23: Pencil and Paper...Rules? Earlier this week, I had a chance to revisit my thoughts on educational technology in the classroom. …

2024-03-22: Micromanagement: Two Images to Reflect Upon Love these two images from Eric Partaker that highlight concerns about management that I am sure …

2024-03-22: Not Intelligent Enough What a fascinating perspective and from Aldous Huxley. I don’t recall learning about this …

2024-03-22: Overcoming #AI Addiction and AI Detox Strategies How fast does it take people to get addicted to AI? How many minutes does it take to get addicted? …

2024-03-22: MyNotes: Keep Moving, Avoid Dementia In World War Z movie, Brad Pitt’s character says to a family in Spanish, “Movimento es vida,” or …

2024-03-21: 3-2-1: Book Banning Here’s a 3-2-1 on book bans in libraries, which National Public Radio (NPR) reported as …

2024-03-20: AI-Powered Health Trackers (PASTOR) #AI #health Problem I was a few days ago old when I discovered my smart health tracker also keeps tabs on my …

2024-03-20: MyNotes: Limit Screen Time Limit that screen time for younger humans, including television time…new research suggests… a …

2024-03-19: Free Opportunity for Teachers: LEGO® Build the Change My colleague, Lindsay Zilly, shared this opportunity…Check it out: LEGO® Build the Change and Take …

2024-03-19: Cybersecuring Smart Home Devices Attention Smart home devices get compromised every day. Whether it’s your security camera to a …

2024-03-19: AIDA: Chaplains in Schools Attention “Your teacher said you misbehaved in class. Bow your head and pray for guidance and …

2024-03-18: NAACP Ban on States with Anti-DEI Policies What a disappointing development, if not for sports, for America’s claim to prizing diversity: …

2024-03-17: AI Tools: A Quick Round-Up and a Scope and Sequence 1st Draft Someone asked me recently for AI resources and a scope and sequence. I couldn’t help but …

2024-03-16: MyNotes: Computational Thinking and AI Need something to read? Check out this book, Computational Thinking Education in K-12: Artificial …

2024-03-16: Critical Thinking, Not AI, is Essential for Curriculum I found myself scratching my head over this article. Something about it rubbed me wrong. Then I …

2024-03-15: Smell The Roses, If You Can Reading over one of my old blog entries from Around the Corner (I hope to get it back on track at …

2024-03-14: 3-2-1: AI in Education One of my favorite emails is what I get from James Clear. I like the 3-2-1 format. That said, it …

2024-03-14: SimpleNote Woes, Joplin Revisited: Digital NoteTaking Wish you had ONE place to post your digital notes? While I keep a handwritten notebook or 10 around …

2024-03-13: Clarifying Meaning I stumbled on a selection of writing earlier today. It had appeared in an online publication that …

2024-03-13: Comparing School-Focused AI Tools Microsoft CoPilot generated image One of the questions I have, even after attending a recent 2024 …

2024-03-12: Sorting through Bias We’re coming up on a ton of political campaigns, and it was those that spurred me to take a …

2024-03-12: MyNotes: How To Say Anything to Anyone “Is there a way to share feedback and ideas with one another that works well?” The …

2024-03-11: Diet Soda Bad, Water Good Yikes, diet sodas are bad for you. I’m still able to buy them everywhere I go. I may have some …

2024-03-11: Implications for PD Facilitators Figuring out what to present on is always fun for conferences and events. In educational technology, …

2024-03-11: A Blogging Resurgence? Establishing a writing hub, a space to save your digital writing, has become all the more necessary. …

2024-03-11: MyNotes: Listening and Reading to #CriticalThinking #education #mgshare Looking for amazing books to read? Well, so am I! I found myself on a bit of a buying spree when it …

2024-03-11: Handwriting: Extra Processing Helps Your Brain The more research I read, the less inclined I am to reach for a keyboard when taking notes. …

2024-03-11: MyNotes: Critical Thinking and Knowledge Here are some quick takeaways from Why Content Knowledge is Crucial to Effective Critical Thinkingby …

2024-03-10: Fantastical Thinking: Christian Nationalism Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Quoting Greg Olear and Benjamin Cremer, William Lindsey shares the …

2024-03-10: How To Survive the AI Job Apocalypse How do you survive the AI Job Apocalypse that’s coming? For many of us in education or related …

2024-03-10: What We Think is True Photo by Emily Pottiger on Unsplash This was quite succinct explanation of the Scientific …

2024-03-10: MyNotes: How the Word is Passed Note: This is another book that really shifted my thinking and opened my eyes to the history of the …

2024-03-09: MyNotes: Exploring History and Culturally Responsive Teaching “Sure, have a bite, Adam, it’s OK to eat,” said the fantastical character, Eve, in …

2024-03-08: Alexa and Siri, Can't You Be More #AI? These days, I’m more apt to reach for Perplexity.ai Pro app over Siri or Alexa to answer …

2024-03-08: MyNotes: Cassandra Speaks Note: This is one of my most cherished MyNotes on a book. It really shifted my perspective on this …

2024-03-08: AI Quandary in Schools Source: MS CoPilot generated As powerful, useful, and helpful as AI is, my thoughts are divided as …

2024-03-07: Emotionally Intelligent People Use These 27 Expressions At Work and Avoid These 13 Insensitive Ones #mgshare #EmotionalIntelligence Crowding my feeds and digital magazines are these pernicious, worthless articles that are entitled, …

2024-03-07: Learning Something Anew Earlier this year (2024), I found myself looking at my print notebooks, aghast. How ugly my print …

2024-03-07: Self-Publishing Publishing your own work can be difficult, not that I’d know. I’ve read the story from …

2024-03-06: AI Expertise Over Tech Jobs This was an eye opener… Firms in the tech sector and beyond went on a hiring spree after the onset …

2024-03-06: A Few More Formula Writing Ideas Every few years, I revisit or reshare the list article. The reason why is simple. I don’t want …

2024-03-06: MyNotes: Phonics Instruction As much as I loved my graduate level professors, I have found their approach to teaching …

2024-03-05: #Writing, Structured #CriticalThinking and #AI #ChatGPT #edtech #education Given the resource I shared about writing outside earlier, I wondered if students might find writing …

2024-03-05: Save a Life - #Free #LifeSaving #CPR #AED Training Want to save a life? Get free training in CPR, AED, or First Aid via Save a Life. It’s a temporary …

2024-03-05: The List Article Revisited My favorite approach to writing? It’s pretty easy to follow. When I walked into the …

2024-03-05: Writing Outside: A Resource Looking for writing prompts for nature? These YpsiWrites folks have put together a series of prompts …

2024-03-04: Making Custom GPTs with ChatGPT Plus #education #edtech #tcea Wanting to explore ChatGPT Plus and have even more fun with AI? Wait, before you say, “No, AI …

2024-03-04: Time Is Short: Sign Up to Present at #TCEA's ETC 2024 Today #edtech #education #conference “Should your PreK-5 student be using that technology?” It’s a question that pops …

2024-03-04: Token Latino? While chatting with a colleague, they made the following observation about my work as a K-12 …

2024-03-03: To Blog Roll or Not Blog rolls. They seem a thing of the past, an archaic habit consecrated by time long past. …

2024-03-03: Podcast #1: Magic Formulas For Speaking And Listening A few thoughts about speaking and writing with the magic formula. Transcript

2024-03-03: Ten Sayings: Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius are two people I hadn’t heard much about except the occasional …

2024-03-02: A Cemetery of Ideas: Dead Blogs Walk “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” …

2024-03-02: Stained Purple Have you ever run into someone taken by power that they will do anything to hold onto it? I have. …

2024-03-02: Is The Blog Dead? Photo by Soledad Lorieto on Unsplash “You’ll be happy to know, Doug, this isn’t a …

2024-03-02: Look Before You Leap Earlier this year (2024), I had the chance to facilitate a workshop on a topic I’d spent a …

2024-03-02: A New Blog Space - MGBlog.org Personal development is the idea that people constantly strive to improve themselves, whether …

2024-03-01: AI as Critical Thinking Scaffold: The Orwell Test A short time ago, I wrote about Pay for Student Performance. At the time, I felt I didn’t know …

2024-02-29: Wrestling with Old Questions When watching evangelicals on television, listening to incessant political adds of 2024, I am often …

2024-02-29: MyNotes: Powerful Teaching These are my notes on Powerful Teaching. I’d like to say I finished the book, but I only made …

2024-02-29: MyNotes: Writing in Middle School Science CER CERCA Looking for an easy way to introduce students to CER, or Claim Evidence Reasoning approach? You may …

2024-02-29: MyNotes: Christians Against Christianity Today, we must realize that schools are under attack by Christian Nationalists that are doing their …

2024-02-29: MyNotes: Good Without God Ok, this blog entry explores Greg Epstein’s book, Good Without God. Before that, though, I …

2024-02-29: MyNotes: Critically Examining History Thanks to Stephanie DeYoung, I had a chance to see again how history is hidden. Like the person in …

2024-02-29: Discovered Ignorance As I take the time to read the history of my Panamanian roots, I realize how much I don’t …