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Stepping Up

By |January 23rd, 2018|Education and Learning|

440 days ago I started a counter to remind the politicians in Oklahoma that promised to pass a bill to give K12 teachers a raise. They made these promises to persuade Oklahomans to vote against State Question 779. They said they had a better plan than the one penny tax that would have provided revenue... Continue reading

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One Year.

By |January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

For the last 365 days, I have not drank a single diet coke. I’ve never been fully diagnosed (I don’t know even if they diagnose this) but I’m quite certain I’m addicted to sugar (and sugar substitutes) and this addiction–while it is not limited to diet sodas–has most manifested itself best in this bubbly goodness.... Continue reading

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Hiking in Beavers Bend State Parking

By |January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

I ended 2017 by spending two and half days in Broken Bow, Oklahoma attending one of my oldest friend’s bachelor party. I first met Ben in middle school through my dad who at the time was Ben’s bus driver. We became friends in high school and although he migrated south to Baylor for undergrad, we... Continue reading

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Media and the End of the World (The Podcast)

By |November 22nd, 2017|JMC|

Recently, Ralph Beliveau and I launched a podcast called Media and the End of the World. Podcasting is a medium I’ve wanted to delve into for awhile now and after a couple false starts trying to get one going, I’m really thankful Ralph asked me to join him in this endeavor. The format is fairly... Continue reading

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Defend Net Neutrality With One Code – 3-Step WordPress Guide

By |November 21st, 2017|cte, EdTech, Wordpress|

Statue of Liberty in front of a blue partly-cloudy sky.
Yet again, the free and open internet is facing extinction. Besides calling your representatives to stop this attack on our equal internet, you can help spread the word using your own website(s) and one line of code. This 3-step guide can help you setup a widget overlay on a WordPress site to drive traffic and calls […]

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Defend Net Neutrality With One Code – 3-Step WordPress Guide

By |November 21st, 2017|cte, EdTech, Wordpress|

Statue of Liberty in front of a blue partly-cloudy sky.
Yet again, the free and open internet is facing extinction. Besides calling your representatives to stop this attack on our equal internet, you can help spread the word using your own website(s) and one line of code. This 3-step guide can help you setup a widget overlay on a WordPress site to drive traffic and calls […]

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11 11 11 #postvember

By |November 11th, 2017|cte, EdTech|

Numbers counting to 11 on the side of a boat dock.
Daniel Lynds is posting “11 sentences everyday that take spatterings from things around [him]” during the month of November and I wanted to write one because I like the idea and it looked fun (what better day than 11/11?). I’m still pondering the fantastic/organic discussion we had during our reading group this week about cultural […]

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Online Reading Group Website & Reflection – Halfway Mark

By |November 3rd, 2017|cte, EdTech, GOBLIN, Wordpress|

Lady on top of mountain with backpacking gear.
The reading group I started a couple weeks back is underway and I’m having a blast. I’m facilitating a face-to-face cohort at my University as well as an online group (that you’re welcome to join!). We’re in the middle of What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy by Dr. James Paul Gee […]

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Humanizing The Search Index – Becoming An Algorithm

By |October 26th, 2017|cte, EdTech, Wordpress|

Stream of water passing over rocks.
This week I created edufeeds.keeganslw.com, which uses a simple web app as a educational blog aggregator. It’s built in WordPress with plugins, and it’s a tool I’m planning to use in order to save time, energy, and stay updated with blogs I follow. In fact, I’m hoping to beat out Google in terms of tailored […]

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Online Reading Group Invitation – Games, Learning, & Literacy

By |October 20th, 2017|cte, EdTech|

Women reading a book. The image is slightly blurred.
If you’re interested in exploring games and learning over the next 4 weeks, I’m hosting a reading group. We’ll be reading What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy by Dr. James Paul Gee. I’m excited about this book because, in it, Gee offers an accessible framework for contemplating teaching and learning. Also, I […]

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