Category Archives: efficiency

I’m on the Mesh

  Recently I talked about keeping several computers, in different locations up-to-date with the latest versions of my files.  Microsoft’s Mesh has solved this problem.  Yesterday, I received my invitation to participate in the closed beta.  I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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Sync’ing

I asked my students how they move files from home to school.  I expected the most common method to be a USB drive, but I was surprised to hear that most still email files. I consider email as a last … Continue reading

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Google &as_qdr=d

The next time you use the Google, add this to the end of your search URL: &as_qdr=d Instead of this: http://www.google.com/search?q=”how+to+create+a+great+powerpoint” Make it like this: http://www.google.com/search?q=”how+to+create+a+great+powerpoint”&as_qdr=d Google then adds a time sensitive drop down box at the end of your … Continue reading

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On the move

How many first-year teachers have the benefit of being in one room all day?  If you are a middle or high school teacher, the odds are you will be using more than one computer every day because you will be … Continue reading

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We’re Going Nuclear

With the high price of gasoline and the anticipated record cost of fuel oil, today we were tossing around alternative ideas to heating the house this winter.  Nuclear power would be the “warmest” heat and there are all kinds of tax … Continue reading

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