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March 5, 2020
Lots of learning
Wow! Soooo long since my last blog post. Since then I have been 'hiding in my cave' doing lots of learning. I am proud of all the things I had to learn to publish the latest GSuite Add-on: Automagical Forms...
October 22, 2019
Exiting my startup notalgia
Wow, I needed to put another blog post after this one two weeks ago. I have an exciting release coming soon that I want to blog about along with the development process, but first a nostalgic one inspired by the final episode of the podcast Startup...
October 9, 2019
My struggle as a businessperson
tldr; Thank you Kim and thank you Jen! Give ShukesAndGiff a go! Creating is hard. Know your core beliefs and stick to them. Storytime. This one might be a long one and might turn into more of a rant.....
October 7, 2019
Dealing with the Chrome Store publishing process
My goal is to be transparent about the processes of publishing my apps. I am in the process of publishing another app, you will see some crumbs populate this site as I need to have some assets for required bits in the publishing process...
October 1, 2019
Code doesn't care and that can be awesome
The more experienced a math teacher I was, the more I was comfortable in exploring my flaws and inherent bias built up over the years. (more on those for a different post). As a relatively new coder..
September 30, 2019
Teach learning to Code
I ran across this awesome podcast, [https://ladybug.dev/episode/teaching-code/], that discusses teaching how to teach people learning to Code. I love the baseline here that these 3 awesome ladies are not formally trained educators and have great insight into being a successful teacher...
September 28, 2019
Math lesson with coding (no prerequisite knowledge)
This article is a tutorial with a base math lesson on functions using coding to build a Chrome Extension. No coding knowledge required...
September 26, 2019
Mindfulness is amazing
My last post talked about how I was struggling. Realize that I understand we all struggle and each of us have our own path, obstacles to overcome, and individual struggles...
September 24, 2019
Support, self-care, and more sharing
As you can see I skipped another few days blogging. In today's Insta & Facebook culture where what is shared is curated to show perfection, it is hard to share when you struggle. I have been tangling with some tricky code and getting bogged down with that instead of blogging and Tweeting. But these are exactly the days I need to blog or share, and more importantly ask for help...
September 19, 2019
Lets talk about free
I want to talk about something I feel like is Taboo in the EdTech space, paying for an app. It really irritates me when teachers want to find a free alternative to a good product...
September 17, 2019
So over the past 15ish years I have struggled to share publicly and one of the reasons excuses I have learned about was Impostor Syndrome...
September 16, 2019
This one is for my EdTech peeps with a nod to the entrepreneurs at the end. I just update FormCreator and want to highlight some of the features that were updated...
September 15, 2019
Finding the right pricing
This one is geared towards the entrepreneurs, but I think it has value for the educators as well to see my thought process. One of the difficult parts of shipping a product is finding the right pricing. I listen to a ton of podcasts on Startups, some of my favorites are..
September 14, 2019
Why should I read this thing?
Great question! I plan on sharing content that will be valuable to a couple groups of people...
September 13, 2019
How are you going to eat?!
So how do you plan to survive, like pay rent and eat? That is the big question that random (ok, not mathematically random) people ask me. I have a strategy that will employ a few different approaches...
September 12, 2019
Blogging... this time I am going to do it!
Hey all, So here is the first post that I am putting out in documenting my startup journey. I hope to share information as I travel along this amazing journey. I assume there will be lots of ups and some downs (hopefully more ups than down) and want to try to be as transparent as possible for anyone trying to follow the same dream...