Entries by Mike

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Buying a Domain for Your Child

The land rush of 1889 was a frenzied and dangerous land grab facilitated by the United States Government. A similar event happened with internet domain names a few decades ago. However, there is still significant “land” out there, and a 21st-century parent has to grab a piece of this land for their children.

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Resources to Make Your Student’s Presentations Shine

You might imagine that I would be a big fan of using novel presentation technologies like Prezi or FlowVella. I am… sometimes… but pretty rarely. Much more frequently I would prefer to use Google Slides or PowerPoint. I also think it is a better idea to teach students how to use these ubiquitous tools rather […]

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School Calendar CSV File

I am a big believer in the helpfulness of digital calendars. Both at home and at school I have detailed calendars marking out all of my temporal obligations for as far out into the future as I can. My school, like I am sure many others, has a rotation schedule that matches no calendar software […]

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My Drafts Inbox

In the minds of most teachers and students summer has a special allure of freedom and wistfulness. As the summer break approaches we all get anxious to shed the skin of the past year and shift into summer mode. I too look forward to summer with the same excitement as everyone else but I’m not […]