Parents that leave an elementary concert early because THEIR child is done being on stage upset me more than the ones who don't turn off their camera flash, but at least at this rate I won't have to fight traffic when the concert's over.
That feeling one gets when you reply to someone's email within a few minutes of recieving it, only to get an "Out of Office" auto-response.
Today our Librarian, myself, and several students geeked out about how to make spinners. They're using a clay mold, I'm using zip ties.
Ban things if you want, but it's more fun to take student interests and bend them to your curriculum.
A company I don't know has emailed me about a training session I had no interest in attending.
I'll try to contain my disappointment.
A Solution for Student Disengagement: https://www.edutopia.org/blog/solution-student-disengagement-daniel-oscar
Why I just switched instance on Mastodon
The Library of Congress Makes 25 Million Records From Its Catalog Free to Download http://www.openculture.com/2017/05/the-library-of-congress-makes-25-million-records-from-its-catalog-free-to-download.html
Europeana online gallery offers you 2.2 million photos from the first century of photography http://www.diyphotography.net/europeana-online-gallery-offers-2-2-million-photos-first-century-photography/
Apparently Comcast files anti-net neutrality comments to the FCC using your name and service address https://twitter.com/bennjordan/status/867160916646920193
Lesson idea: Have students film or photograph a scene where a reflection's interaction with its surroundings is a creative portion of the composition.
This Forest Mirror Illusion is Bending People’s Minds https://petapixel.com/2017/05/23/forest-mirror-illusion-bending-peoples-minds/
I'm really enjoying Subway Tooter for Android, moreso because it's so much better when I use it on my ChromeBook.
Columns. Columns for days.
I've been telling my students about most of these tips for years now. They work well, some of them even with cell phone footage.
I'm going to have to step up learning how to program using PICO-8. That blog post is getting a bunch of hits.
...oh, yeah, and my students think it's a cool idea.
How to protect yourself when social media is harming your self-esteem http://mashable.com/2017/05/21/social-media-self-esteem-protection/#.5ZEG8_7805j