Category: <span>work</span>

Padlet: easy ‘whiteboard’

I was reminded just today that I use this interface (my work blog) as a ‘reminder’ tool of items that I want to share with others. If you’re looking for a quick way to have your students chat/jot down notes with each other, look no further than PADLET! Here are ٩◔‿◔۶

Loving the Google Apps

Here starts a series of posts on which Google Apps I use most often and those I recommend. This is what my current (July ’15) app window includes: Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail, Google Slides, Google Search, Google Sheets, Web Store, PicMonkey, Text and YouTube. #1. PicMonkey: Here’s a light-hearted, fun ٩◔‿◔۶

Google Screencastify

www.screencastify.com Where do I find the embed code when I make a screencast using Screencastify? Follow the link to where the screencast is stored Choose More… from the menu and select Embed If you are using WordPress you have to enter this information on the “Text” editor tab.

Staff Appreciation Day

[rev_slider wp]    In addition to everything else we talked about, we covered the following slides: Your WordPress Site the link only works for those within the UA system. Of note was how WordPress.com works differently than community.uaf.edu (also a WordPress installation). … Would have showed you if I could ٩◔‿◔۶

Get your image on!

Writing a quick Teaching Tip reminded me that I should really post about some of what I am doing. Not only that, but the teaching tips are short! I talk a lot more than can possibly fit in the space. That means I can use my own work blog to ٩◔‿◔۶

It’s been strangely quiet

I’ve not been talking via this blog much of late. It’s busy around the office. Fall fell. We’re burrowing in looking for warmth and the way to get everything done. Today feels like there is a lull. I’m sure it’s an illusion. Something is about to leap out of left ٩◔‿◔۶

Productivity apps?

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 production and one for my professional. Thankfully, the two overlap. While Evernote is not going ٩◔‿◔۶

Let me update your trac ticket – FileZilla (fix)

Who wouldn’t want to open up a new account to update Trac tickets for FileZilla problems first thing on a Monday morning? This rocks! http://trac.filezilla-project.org/ticket/9750#comment:1 Couldn’t find a solution in 5 minutes of surfing. Found others with a similar problem – my window was off the top of my screen. Jumping ٩◔‿◔۶

Clean up, clean up…

It’s a song I sing to my son. But it matters at work too. That’s why today I’ve downloaded SourceTree so I can connect to Bitbucket and use a git client for my development. I need an automated way to do version control using multiple systems etc. So that puts ٩◔‿◔۶