Category Archives: Teaching

My 5-Year Plan

Jim Carrey once wrote himself a check for $20 million. In five years, I will have helped at least 1 million people get their dream jobs. I’m going to create the fastest-growing, most obviously effective training and coaching program in … Continue reading

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Bad Teacher! Bad!

I’ve started watching Shameless. It now occurs to me that most of my current shows areĀ about families: This Is Us, Speechless. Even my favorite shows that are non-blood-family shows are about workplace families: Newsroom, West Wing, M*A*S*H (LPT: get the … Continue reading

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Preparing for Hour of Code

Principal at my kids’ school totally said I can facilitate Hour of Code there in December and sounds like he’s excited about making it an ongoing extracurricular activity. List o’ links fo da preps: Educator Overview Community Forum TeachCode on … Continue reading

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More Hmm …

And I think I’ll muster up the courage to start writing again. It’s been almost fifteen years since I wrote professionally. Time to start believing in and living the dream again. So, how might these two posts relate to my … Continue reading

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Hmm … (Bathtub thoughts)

Increasingly, I think I should return to teaching/training even just writing tutorials … so much I can do and want to do and that can be a part of it. Some people ask, “If a tree falls in the forest … Continue reading

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Trying to Learn ES6 ECMA 2015

Everything I’d started (and I tried many resources) confused me to despair in just the first paragraph. Nothing was explained. Nothing. I did not give up and finally found the Learn ES6 (ECMAScript 2015) course at Egghead.io As is always … Continue reading

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Them High-Falootin’ Fancy Words

Like a lot of Storyline slaves users, I base my pieces on Powerpoint files people send me. After I’d had quite enough, I offered to teach a Powerpoint “lunch and learn” thing. I’m quite pleased with how well-received it was … Continue reading

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