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Design

December 1, 2013

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I love making stuff.  One way I really enjoy learning is through designing and building things with my hands.  When building, I quickly find out: what works well, what does not, and what tools one might need.  I am forced to think about what to do next and how to change my strategies as I encounter […]

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Presentation Dont’s – Ready

September 26, 2013

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– Any other “Dont’s” that you can think of? What do you think are good things to do in a presentation?

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Filtering Twitter with Tweetdeck

March 22, 2013

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What should you do with the river of Tweets that are now flooding your browser? Tweetdeck is one great app/site that allows you to filter the Twitterverse and find relevant information from other Twitter users. Filtering Twitter with Tweetdeck Good luck finding your niche and network!

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What Should I Tweet?

March 21, 2013

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What do people Tweet about? Great thoughts that must be shared. Blog posts or articles you have written. Sharing articles or sources of information you come across. Re-tweeting tweets that you think your Followers would benefit from. Mr. Fox’s guide on “What to Tweet.” . Twitter Intro – Filtering Twitter with Tweetdeck Any questions or […]

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Twitter Intro

March 20, 2013

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Twitter is not only for celebrities to make fools of themselves.  You can really learn more than what Bieber’s sandwich tasted like. Hashtags # – Keywords, anyone who is following the hashtag will receive the tweet 140 character limit Take a look for an intro of what Twitter is all about. Mr. Fox explains what […]

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ECA Garden First Taste

February 28, 2013

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I learned that vegetable plants grow very quickly.  I also learned that growing quickly doesn’t necessarily mean everything will produce food quickly. However, only three and half weeks after planting, our blossoming ECA Community Garden just produced it’s first crop of radishes and greens! We decided to let the middle school students, who all helped […]

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Cool Science Topic Boards with Pinterest

February 23, 2013

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I wanted a visually appealing way to share cool links and sites I came across with my students and other teachers.  I am giving Pinterest a try and so far I am very happy with the ease of use and the way the boards look. Check out the Pinterest Overview, Mr. Fox’s Pinterest Home Page, […]

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Procedures: Origami Pots

February 8, 2013

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One way I learn how to do many things is through procedures shared on the internet.  There are many experts (and many non experts) around the world who have shared their ideas and insights to help other interested learners around the world.  I have learned how to cut a hole in my roof and install […]

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