Home Socializing Dory

Day 2 of home socialzing GEB GSD Puppy Dory. Joys, puppies have a 5am wake-up call. I now appreciate Shadow's 7am wake-up calls a lot more. Dory is a very active pup, but like any 8-week old pup, they do need naps, just like a toddler. Shadow and Dory are having a blast playing together.… Continue reading Home Socializing Dory

Who let the dog out?

Isn't this such a cute photo of pup running free as the wind blows? The dog seems to be enjoying the day simply by playing a game of fetch without a care in the world. Why do let ourselves get caught up in the business of the workday? Have we forgotten how to take a… Continue reading Who let the dog out?

Recognition Awards

Does your employer take time to recognize the company's employees hard work? Do you as a teacher or parent take time to praise your students or children after completing their homework or chores on time? To help others to stay innovative and motivated, it is important to notice ones' talents. This, in turn, creates a… Continue reading Recognition Awards

Finalitis

Next week is the last week of the Fall semester, which means only means one thing Final Exams. Many students struggle with test taking, budgeting time to study and finishing up any missed assignments. Otherwise, known as Finalitis. It can actually cause high anxiety for some in class, even the teacher. Professors are faced with… Continue reading Finalitis

Programming Languages

This week in class we will be studying various computer programming languages. While there are several both open source and proprietary software to choose from, the System Design Lifecycle (SDLC) is the same. Learn SDLC in 9 Minutes Video The 4 main questions any IT programmer should ask before selecting what program language to use:… Continue reading Programming Languages

How the Internet Works

In Chapter 3, we are studying how data moves around the internet. Here are two great videos that discuss this topic: Warriors of the Net How the Internet Works Web 2.0 helps us with 3 C's of technology, which is the ability to collect data, communicate information, and to collaborate with others. Blogging is a… Continue reading How the Internet Works

How Computers Work

In Chapter 2 from our textbook, Technology In Action, we discovered what's inside a computer and learned about its components. 1. Let's define what a computer is: A computer is a programmable machine. The two principal characteristics of a computer are: It responds to a specific set of instructions in a well-defined manner and it… Continue reading How Computers Work

Anticipation

Do you ever get anxious about waiting for something to start? I am finding myself full of anticipation this week, as I will start adjunct teaching. Just like parents sending their child off to school for the very first time, I see it for them and myself, as uncharted territory. Thankfully, God has given me… Continue reading Anticipation

Lesson Planning

I am very excited to start teaching at Mercy College next week. By working with other college-age students this summer, I was able to discuss the topics of cell phone usage, their preferred digital learning styles, and to make the subject interesting for them. Today, I am working on my 15-week lesson plan. I will… Continue reading Lesson Planning

Adjunct Teaching

This month I have been gearing up to teach this Fall at Mercy College. I am learning how to set up my virtual Blackboard and Pearson MyITLab. I am so excited to teach college students and help them to learn Technology in Action and MS-Office 2016. A Special 'Thank You' goes out to my Professor… Continue reading Adjunct Teaching