What I'm Learning: Scott Berkun has some wonderful advice for folks on how to run a workshop.

I absolutely love these rules and the ideas behind them. Study this blog post! How to run a good workshop RULE #1: A 3 HOUR LECTURE IS NOT A WORKSHOP RULE #2: THE MORE STUDENTS YOU HAVE, THE LESS OF A WORKSHOP IT IS RULE #3: WORK THE TRIAD: EXPLAIN, …

What I'm Learning: How to bulk Hide, Show, or Delete Sheets on Google Spreadsheets

On occasion, I have needed to mess around with very large spreadsheets. This is going to be a huge help in making those more manageable.  Bulk Hide, Show or Delete Multiple Sheets in Google Spreadsheets Too many sheets! I came across the problem of having a large number of visible or …

What I'm Learning: We were all Disconnected Nomads once…

I really like the diagram from this blog post. It seems to describe our progress from isolated to connected as learners quite well:   A Principal’s Reflections: The Limitations of Being a Disconnected Nomad It seems like just yesterday that I was a disconnected nomad working hard to maintain the …

What I'm Learning: How to be a nerdfighter video creator

I love that this workshop exists. I want to make better videos, and I want to create them for a real purpose and audience. In other words I want to make authentic experiences with others. The Nerdfighter Online Video Workshop – Hank’s Tumblr There are three important ingredients to a …

What I'm Learning: "Adding" files to multiple folders in the New Google Drive is Rediculous

Although you can still do this in the New Google Drive, the keystoke has changed to the nonsensical “Shift+Z” to open up the “add to” dialog. Thank goodness you can still hold down control (or Option on a mac) while you drag things from one folder to another in drive …

What I'm Learning: Consulting startups on the use of Google Glass in Schools already exist.

I’m intrigued by the idea that these kinds of consulting startups, and practitioner blogs are already at this level. Definitely one to watch. About | EduGlasses EduGlasses is a start-up that is part of the education technology market.  This segment is the fastest growing in the education market because it …

What I'm Learning: You can make any physical object better with a little Sugru.

I really love that this type of a product exists. I want all of the maker/hacker spaces to get lots of this stuff and let children and adults make the world around them more durable and useful. I feel a series of Donor’s choose initiatives coming on. FIX THAT THING. …