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

Fall 2020 Week 6

We all live with the objective of being happy: our lives are all different and yet the same.” – Anne Frank This week my classes at Marist College will be reviewing for midterms. My Digital Toolbox students will be restoring an antique photo of a soldier. We shall discuss the elements of design, as a… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 6

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

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

Sing Sing Prison

The 1st day of any semester I am always nervous no matter where I teach. Tonight, was no was no exception, just a different Correctional Facility. I made sure I was early only to find out my badge exists, but it was nowhere to be found. So here's hoping that my gate clearance is fixed… Continue reading Sing Sing Prison

Change is Good

Have you ever been at a point where you think you finally understand everything then the team your working with has decided to make changes, and you must comply quickly? Our challenge came yesterday as several adjunct college professors met for training on the basics of Cengage Mindtap, a new digital learning platform. We are… Continue reading Change is Good

Technology at its Finest!

With the semester winding down and preparing reviews for students so they can try to pass their two-part final exams. I figure it is time for some techy humor, so here is today’s technology at its finest... Even though we used technology every day, but sometimes as the cartoon points out doing things old school… Continue reading Technology at its Finest!