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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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Googling

August 18, 2013

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We all use Google to find out anything about everything.  But how does Google actually work? I was curious so I Googled:  “how does google search work”.  At least I started to until this came up. I didn’t have to complete my search term, Google predicted what I wanted.  So I clicked on it and got […]

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Google Reader: Bringing the Web to You

May 24, 2013

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EDIT:  Google Reader is deceased.  : (  Feedly is a good alternative that does a similar job.  I also still use Pulse and Flipboard on my iPad to view my feeds. Google Reader is a great way to bring website articles and blog posts from you favorite sites to one site that you can check […]

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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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Science and Art: BFF

February 21, 2013

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I have always found many things in nature and science artistically beautiful.  However during my school learning experiences, I was never given the chance to explore science and art as an integrated experience. This year Mr. Anderson helped me create opportunities for students to creatively explore science and art concepts to produce understanding and wonderful […]

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My Mentors: My Dad

February 7, 2013

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This is a long post, but a meaningful one for me.  So please give it a real read. With all of the wonderful comments on the Design Post, I noticed how many of you mentioned working with family or friends as a key piece of your enjoyment.  It led me to write this post about […]

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Purpose: When Should Mr. Fox Drink His Coffee?

January 11, 2013

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Problem Finding Mr. Fox has a three year old daughter and one year old son.  This has led  Mr. Fox to drastically increase his coffee intake due to a sharp decrease in his amount of sleep. Mr. Fox often burns his tongue on coffee that is too hot or chokes down a cup of coffee […]

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Conclusion: Best Coffee Drinking Time

January 3, 2013

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The best time to drink my coffee was… Temperature:  65 – 50 degrees Celsius Time:  5.5 – 20 minutes after poured There were a range of temperatures that provided a good coffee drinking experience.  As the temperature decreased I was able to drink it without burning my mouth.  However at a certain temperature the coffee […]

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