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Google #Cardboard: Virtual Reality Fun for $2.50

It’s fun to consider the future of wearable computing.   Many of my friends at work can’t wait to get their hands on the Oculus rift to start building virtual reality experiences.   Thanks to Google, if you’re interested in tinkering with virtual reality and you have a modern Android phone, you don’t have to

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#InventToLearn #ISTE2014 Workshop: Projects and Inspiration

Inspiring and fun day of reflection, making and tinkering. Check out the project ideas, blog posts, and resources. Thanks Sylvia and Gary for the great day!  You guys are my inspiration.   [View the story “#InventToLearn #ISTE2014 Workshop: Projects and Inspiration” on Storify]   Posts From InspiredToEducate.NET 10+ Lessons To Help You Grow Your Skills

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Summer Reading

After suffering through the semester from, well you know (see my last post here), I have not been inclined to do much reading or thinking about teaching. That said, I have read some interesting books during my summer break and I’d like to share them with you. When I get snippets of free time like

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OpenBarter: Case Study in Civic Web App Design (Part 1)

Published on June 14, 2014 by in Uncategorized

  On May 31 – June 1, 2014, Middle Georgia citizens participated in the National Day of Civic Hacking(NDoCH), a fun weekend of community service using design, programming and technology.  In this national event, citizens across the nation explored challenges, created prototypes, and shared their solutions with their peers. I had the opportunity to work

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Survival Mode

Hey there. Remember me? I’m that crazy biology professor that used to blog on this site. I just survived the semester from H-E-double hockey sticks. Survived is a good word for it. I can’t say that I was the most inspired educator this Spring. Creativity and ingenuity kindof went out the classroom window. Instead, I

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Makers rocking #JavaScript at JSConf 2014

Scott Hanselman, one of my favorite programming/technology bloggers, argues that the JavaScript programming language is the assembly language of the web.   It’s the programming magic that makes modern web applications like Google Maps possible.   My good friend Chip Bell recently came back from the JSConf 2014 conference.  He was beyond excited!!   He

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Macon National Day of Civic Hacking: Community Service Through Technology #MacHack

Published on June 2, 2014 by in Uncategorized

On May 31 – June 1, 2014, Middle Georgia citizens participated in the National Day of Civic Hacking(NDoCH), a fun weekend of community service using design, programming and technology.  In this national event, citizens across the nation explored challenges, created prototypes, and shared their solutions with their peers. Special Thanks to our supporters and sponsors:

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