Embedding Google Docs into Moodle — yes, it works!

This requires a little tiny bit of HTML, but don't be discouraged--it is basically just two copy-and-paste jobs! Copy this bit of code (all the bold text below) <p><iframe src="YOUR [...]

Drag-and-Dropping Images Successfully into Moodle

If you have ever attempted to drag and drop images into Moodle, you may have been met with disappointment when your audience sees just a 'question mark' (i.e. error) in [...]

Seeing your Calendar Within Your Email Screen

Most people find this feature extremely useful, but for some reason it continues to languish in the cold dark corners of Gmail's "labs". The Calendar Gadget will add the ability [...]

Using Telkomsel? You are probably paying way too much

When I discovered this "paket" (package), I felt a mixture of joy and resentment.  Joy because I would be getting reasonably fast (by my standards) internet and generous voice/SMS for [...]

No more Calendar Notifications interrupting you!

Sometimes I think that the smaller an annoyance is, the more passionate I feel about eliminating it.  Often, the moment 30 minutes before a class starts is one of 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 [...]

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 [...]

Opening PowerSchool Gradebook in under 3.5 seconds

Once in a while I have the great 'pleasure' of watching someone open PowerSchool's Gradebook the old way.  Depending on their tech-fluency, it can take between 3 and 10 clicks, [...]

Window management and customized swipes! BetterTouchTool

Once in a while you find an application that is so simple, so perfect, so obviously necessary that you can't help but wonder:  Why doesn't OS include this feature?  BetterTouchTool [...]

Where did all your disk space go? Disk Inventory X

Many people underestimate the importance of leaving a sizable portion of your hard disk free.  Imagine trying to cook a gourmet meal with 95% of your kitchen counters covered in [...]