Category: Social Media

Social Media Management Services

Have you ever noticed that some people, and more often businesses, seem to have their name on your social media news feed whenever you are there? No, they are probably not sitting at their computer constantly posting and tweeting.

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On Writing Well

I was updating my resume, philosophy of education and other job seeking materials, using expert advice from my son David who has an English PhD. He was kindly brutal as he tore apart and reconstructed my materials. I asked if he would recommend one book (he could, no doubt, have recommended dozens, if not hundreds) as an easy read for writing improvement.

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4 VoIP systems I use: Net 10, Google Voice, Nextiva and Skype

Households and individuals have been dumping their home land-line phones and going to all cell phone use. Makes sense, especially for those who already have multiple cell phones in the family and are looking to cut cost. I use four VoIP (Voice over Internet) systems for my personal and small businesses; Net 10, Google Voice, Nextiva and Skype.

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Android Blue Screen of Death, but no panic

My phone died suddenly, but not totally unexpectedly (it had been increasingly acting up), when it went to the Android blue screen of death, but no panic. I was both prepared and pleasantly surprised with the smooth transition to a new

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Be CARE-ful

By John Gardner During a service call, when the music store rep asked how things were going and I commented about “drama”, his response, as someone who is in most high school band rooms in this part of the state on

5 Stars or is that 10?

Need some blog writing ideas…..

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10 Ways To Earn Student Respect and Trust

Be real. You can’t fake it with teens, they will see right through you. If you can’t be real, you should not be there. Please leave education.

Are teachers real people?

By John Gardner Do students see teachers as real people? I’ve seen posts and heard student comments about the weirdness of seeing a certain teacher at the grocery or department store or in a restaurant. For some, seeing that homework-assigning,

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I Swear…NOT!

By John Gardner Swearing, cussing, cursing …. or whatever you want to call it, has been around forever. And lately, it seems, it has been around more than I like….. he finds the door locked and, not knowing I was near, unloads a string

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Thou shalt not type, text, touch or transport thy students.

By John Gardner I get the reasons. We must protect our students…..and our teachers…. and our schools.  Almost weekly we hear a national news report of a student running off with a teacher or some variation of sexual misconduct. Sometimes,

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