Walking Desks!

If you aren't aware of the new fad  called "Sitting Disease", you may want to check it out. I haven't read much about it, because I haven't felt the need [...]

Alfred: Spotlight on Steroids

Spotlight, and all of the subtle ways it can be controlled,  has to be the single most useful feature of the Mac operating system.   Once you begin using the [...]

Skitch: A simple and flexible image creation/editing tool (that syncs with Evernote!)

I discovered Skitch several months ago, and it pretty neat, but I wasn't finding that I used it very much.  Then I set it to be the default program that opens [...]

GradeCam: intelligent multiple choice! (JIS-specific setup guide)

Setting up GradeCam should take you about 10 minutes.  Below the summary, there are screenshots and more indepth instructions.  In summary: Follow the link that was sent to you in [...]

No more eager-beaver emails: Boomerang

I'll admit it:  I check my email too often.  Too late, too early, too frequently.  Apparently I can't resist the microscopic hit of dopamine received by dealing with emails (even really non-urgent ones) swiftly upon [...]

Elements4D is popular with cats (and teachers)

Augmented reality is right up there with flying cars and dictation:  A futuristic dream that hasn't quite reached a level of refinement that encourages widespread use.  A few years ago, [...]

GradeCam: Why and How

It's everyone' favorite time of the year--exams!  I've yet to meet a teacher who loves grading, even relatively painless marking of multiple choice questions.   If you have a significant [...]

Air bubble rings

There are few things that make me as happy as seeing a perfectly formed bubble ring float to the top of a pool. Key points: Get a big weight to bring [...]

Flight Academy 2015

Time:  Friday afternoon from 3:15 - 5:15 Location:  Physics Equpiment Room, 2nd floor, G (Science) Module.] Day 1:  Introductions, 4 forces of flight, walk-along glider construction and walk-along glider competition. [...]