Sure, Apple Changes the World-So Do You

 Want to work for Apple? Here’s the letter you’ll get on your first day: There’s work and there’s your life’s work. The kind of work that has your fingerprints all over it. The kind of work that you’d never compromise on. That you’d sacrifice a weekend for. You can do that kind of work at…

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Following Your Intuition

I was bothered by Steve’s death more than I thought I would be. I have been an Apple user for so long that my entire educational career has been influenced in part by the company and its products. I started using Apples/Macs in 1984 at the start of my teaching career. The old Apple IIe…

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Apple Summer Institute for Principals

I’ll admit, when the email came in a few months ago, I jumped at the opportunity to attend the Apple Summer Institute for Principals. It is a sold out event and even our high school Principal Chris Sousa was not able to sign up in time. After one day here at the Colonnade Hotel in…

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Tech Thoughts for May

Here are some random thoughts regarding technology rolling around in my brain: Google Chrome is out of beta for the Mac. It is clearly the fasting browser I use; if I can’t get something to work in Safari or Firefox, Chrome will work. The biggest problem is it’s lack of support for 1Password, the best…

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Productivity for the Mac Principal

A Principal’s job is not necessarily the hardest job in public education. But it may be the most scattered job with a minutiae filled to-do list that can overwhelm even the most experienced administrator. After doing this gig for 13 years, I am thankful that technology keeps me organized and helps me complete the tasks I need…

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