The Kaplan Library

Today, I am having one of MSMC’s librarians from The Kaplan Family Library visit both of my technology classes, which is located in Newburgh, NY. She shared about where certain things are located within the library and what sources are available online for students. The librarian also talked about the various databases and how they… Continue reading The Kaplan Library

Fall 2020 Week 13

I was coughing all weekend, had a headache 3 days straight, so I went for Covid-19 test yesterday. Unfortunately, I can’t go back on campus until I get negative results. So rest of this week I am to teach remotely. I don’t want to share germs with my students either. Status of my classes: Technology… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 13

Fall 2020 Week 12

MSMC students are studying excel the rest of the semester, which includes creating charts, formulas, and functions. We also are reviewing types of Digital Communication, such as blogs, and wikis, and the purpose of netiquette. Some computer topics include crowdfunding and crowdsourcing. We discuss the positives and negatives that come from social media platforms. Marist… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 12

There’s No Place Like Home

Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’? Matthew 21:42. This month, I am volunteering at the Hoving Home in Garrison, NY. We are setting up content using NetSupport School… Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home

MIS Week 14

In my management information systems course the students learned about project management last week. Experienced Project Managers are necessary overseers to ensure projects are completed on time. Project Managers often use Gantt and PERT charts to keep a project on task and target. Microsoft Project software can assist managers draw and plan out projects, as… Continue reading MIS Week 14

MIS Week 13

Last week my MIS students are learning about the importance of artificial intelligence and machine learning in business. We are reviewing the role and types of knowledge management systems along with how they provide value to a firm. What is Knowledge Management? - it refers to the set of business processes developed in an organization… Continue reading MIS Week 13

MIS Week 5

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it ~ Proverbs 13:11 This week students got to learn how to create budgets for both corporate events and simple computer network systems. Students had to compare hotel accommodations in Miami and airfares from several cities for 200 employees and visitors. The… Continue reading MIS Week 5

Thankful and Grateful

Super Excited to announce that I will be able to teach Management Information Systems, which will be a new course for me next year at Marist College. It will cover more in depth topics in technology along with Microsoft's Excel and Access Databases. I will also be teaching Technology in the 21st Century, which is… Continue reading Thankful and Grateful

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

Did you know that new version of MS-Office's PowerPoint 2019 has some new features such as drawing capabilities and storyboard features? I discovered these two new features on Microsoft's PowerPoint ribbon upon giving a demo last week to my students. I was like "WOW", wait, oh cool, what's this? Here's how these new features work:… Continue reading Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

Wednesday Wisdom

Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination. -Daniel Bell Recently at Sing Sing, I have the privilege of meeting several other teachers who work for Rehabilitation through the Arts, which is another non-profit prison program. It is amazing to learn how they use the arts to educate and transform their students.… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom