And, Break!

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!

And We’re Back!

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!

Build Your Sound

If you are anything like me then you love music, you love sound. Doesn't matter where that sound originates, if it speaks to the soul then it's for me! I feel the same way about tinkering.  In walks Bose, well more specifically BOSEbuild and their Speaker Cube. Now you, with no electrical engineering background necessary, can build you… Continue reading Build Your Sound

XYZ DaVinci Pro 1.0

Two days ago I bit the bullet, I finally bought a 3D printer for my school! This is a pilot printer, a stepping stone in the right direction and it will arrive today!  I am hoping that this will spark interest amongst the community and open conversations about creating a Makerspace. What makes this printer… Continue reading XYZ DaVinci Pro 1.0

Chart CRAZY!!!

Charts! So many different charts... Well, also graphs, tables, and maps. I am excited to highlight three amazing, simple to use, FREE websites that allow you to create, yup, you guessed it, tables, charts, and graphs. So let's get to the list . . . Number One: Lucidchart Lucidchart is a simple workflow that "Works… Continue reading Chart CRAZY!!!

A Moment of Reflection

I have had a crazy start to my week. Monday began with traveling to Chase Collegiate School in Waterbury (thanks for hosting), for a conference called "Teachers Helping Teachers."  A CAIS event. The event was a great success and had a nice turnout. Of course, coffee and muffins made their regular appearance (I skipped the… Continue reading A Moment of Reflection

Collaboration & Communication

Throughout my endless searching on the world wide web, for some interesting classroom tools, every once and while I come across something pretty great. This time I have managed to find TWO great classroom tools that have a great chance of enhancing how you teach, how your students learn, and how you both communicate! The… Continue reading Collaboration & Communication

Exhale … in 4K

Sometimes, we all need to be reminded just how amazing this planet is. This doesn't have much to do with geeky, tech related stuff nor is it entirely educational. But it does teach us to sit back, relax, and look at the beauty that surrounds us. Jesse Attanasio has spent the last two years capturing these… Continue reading Exhale … in 4K

Welcome Back!

  Welcome back folks, and welcome to the New Year! How exciting, 2016 a clean slate, a year of endless possibilities. I hope you are all excited for what this new year will bring. 2015 was a big one and had some great technological advancements. Here are a few of my favorites; Nano-Architecture - A… Continue reading Welcome Back!

How about This Weather…

Despite our current climate situation over here on the east coast, it is, in fact, the end of December. Yes, it should be -10 degrees with five feet of snow covering everything, but it isn't. So let's do our best to have that good old fashioned Christmas Spirit.