It's time yet again for the pencils to hit the paper, the fingers to strike the keys. That's right, it's the start of school. We have been underway here at Suffield Academy for about three weeks, and Fall exams are rapidly approaching. The winds have changed, finally, crisp air replaces humid. We have warm days… Continue reading Change
At my school I have a couple of teachers who have trouble writing on their whiteboards do to injury. Until now we have been accommodating them with a cheap document cam we bought off Amazon.com . They have worked well, but they have their limitations. So I decided to splurge and purchase am Elmo MX-1 4k… Continue reading Elmo MX-1 Document Camera
Fair warning, this is a rant post, read it if you want. Let me know your thoughts if you do! I understand the point of "Freemium" apps, but there is a new kind of application lurking in Apple's App Store. That's right, a whole new type of devious, misleading application. One that parades around as… Continue reading Stretching The Truth
Opera released a beta version of their newest browser for Mac called, Neon. This browser is the manifestation of what future web-browsing could look like. It is a quick, responsive, minimally sleek browser. Neon takes a snapshot of your desktop's wallpaper and uses it in the background of the browsers, giving the feeling of a transparency.… Continue reading The future of web browsing is coming, and its NEON!
A few months back (over a year ago) a student and I decided we were going to make a "magic mirror". They have been all the rage lately on Reddit, GitHub, and a few other techie websites. I digress, what I am trying to tell you is we started and stopped more time than I… Continue reading Project Glass
Well, a few days ago I finally received my brand new fully spec'd out MacBook Pro 15-inch Space Gray with Touch Bar after about a 2-month wait. Y I K E S ! I thought it only natural to give a fully comprehensive review. Get cozy, this is going to be a long one. … Continue reading 2016 MacBook Pro
Hey everyone just wanted to let you know about a great website I just came across... Collaborize classroom is an awesome website for every kind of teacher, from English and Math, to Philosophy and Religion. This free resource allows you to create, share, and download inquiry-based discussions on literally any topic! Each lesson you create… Continue reading Collaborize Classroom
I was over one of my favorite sites, The Awesomer and I stumbled on this awesome video about Lego Technic kinetic sculptures. Master brick builder Alexander Holroyd shows off his beautiful kinetic sculptures. YouTube's very own Beyond the Brick got a chance to catch up with Alexander and learn a little bit about his amazing creations. If you want… Continue reading LEGO Technic Kinetic Sculptures.
Well, this happened quickly how is it that holiday break is already upon us? I don't know where the time went, but it is gone. I'm sorry that I haven't posted in awhile but we have been crazy these past few months in the old Tech Department. It has been a busy year so far,… Continue reading And, Break!
So here we are, another year is finally upon us, and I am already behind the ball on posting! Where did the time GO? How is it already October? Nevertheless, it isn't too late to show you what I have been working on throughout the summer, so here we go! Auto-Garden (Open for suggestions on the… Continue reading And We’re Back!