Category: <span>Weekly Writing</span>

Day 6: VLOOKUP & TRUE – oooh

Coming back to The Google Sheets course… Just loved seeing the “precedence” drag and drop in the conditional formatting rules. While I don’t imagine when I’ll use it, I have often used VLookup in the past. Having the resulting table also include visual queues? A recipe for greatness!

Instant Pot

So, I got a new kitchen toy in mid December. I’ve not used it anywhere near as much as I would like. This is a post to admit that, and to say … ONE TIME per month—at a minimum—I intend to try something new with it. What’s up for January? …

Getting serious about Twitter?

Egads! I’m a professional. I’ve been online since (okay, I won’t say)… but in the five years I’ve had a Twitter account–the one I use, not the one I want–I’ve not tweeted *enough.* Enter IF THIS THEN THAT to the rescue. I most certainly have communicated a LOT and shared cool …

Baby quilt

Get excited… I am. Blair of WiseCraft made a quilt out of Aedan’s clothes. I haven’t seen the pictures yet – the quilt is in Portland with the photographer. Here’s a quick shot of the clothes I sent for her to use. I’m the youngest of five children; my family …

Use Video to Capture Students’ Attention

You may consider video difficult to get started with. Make your first video using tools you already have: Keynote (or PowerPoint) and QuickTime. Once you’re ready, upload your presentation to YouTube for easy sharing. Download PDF: TT-video-engagement “People react to well-crafted videos and audio with increased attention.”1 Using skills you …

Robotics in the classroom

Introduction We speak about today’s children growing up with technology, and yet this has been true for at least a generation. Younger and younger humans are being surrounded by devices that they may interact with or see others using on a daily basis. Unfortunately, we are still presented with high …

Great lunch!

I visited a friend at the hospital today (surgery yesterday was more extensive than previously thought). She needs kinds thoughts and prayers sent her way. But that’s not what this post is about… I thought I’d take a moment to say, the service, quality, and selection (as well as the …

Productivity

This article written as a companion/draft piece for ED650 post for week 2. I’m unpacking this assignment and I see that it is supposed to be both one page and two pages in length. I’m interpreting that to mean that I should include one page for my personal productivity applications and …

Active or Passive?

This post to serve as Weekly Writing #10 (Unit 6 Week 1)  This week’s weekly writing challenge is just like trying out for Top Chef: daunting. “How many of the proposed tools are contextualized primarily for teacher presentation (passive learning)? Which have potential for active learning or afford students opportunity …

Unit 4 Concept Map

https://mm.tt/439491301?t=ZDuWyXoNjb Your browser is not able to display frames. Please visit the mind map: CITS 222 Designing for a client on Mind Mapping – MindMeister. I’ve thought (for the last two semesters) that jQuery was just too advanced. Asking a student to download a library–minified or not–and then to upload …