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Humor that Inspires–for Teachers! Part I

Some great quotes to start your week with a touch of humor: “Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” – H. G. Wells (1866-1946) “Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” – Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) “Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.” – Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956) “Don’t be so humble … Continue reading

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Where Would You Like to Go Today?

K-8 projects organized by software–MS Office, Google Earth, Photoshop, keyboarding, Web 2.0 and more Continue reading

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The 25 Best High-Tech Pranks (16-25)

Ten more high-tech pranks to play on your fellow teachers who refuse to add technology to their class lesson plans. Show them how its done! The 25 Best High-Tech Pranks by JR Raphael 16. Bluetooth Blues “The Office” popularized our next prank, and man, is it ever a winner. Grab your co-worker’s cell phone when … Continue reading

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The 25 Best High-Tech Pranks (1-15)

These are great. JR Raphael–you are clever. The 25 Best High-Tech Pranks by JR Raphael Everyone loves a good laugh, and in the age of electronics, high-tech hijinks are just waiting to be pulled off. So snuggle up to your screen and get ready to unleash all sorts of shenanigans as we present the 25 … Continue reading

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Using an Internet Start Page

This is a great idea for kids. Use one of these free start pages to put everything important there for your child that’s internet-based. Mine includes oft-used websites, blog sites, a To Do list, search tools, email, a calendar of events, pictures of interest, rss feeds of interest, weather, news, a graffiti wall and more. … Continue reading

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Techie Humor

I think humor’s important, especially for communicating difficult, even intimidating topics. Like computer training. Here’s a poem I like: If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port, and the bus is interrupted as a very last resort, and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort, then the socket … Continue reading