TO: The Powerful

Not everyone stands in the spotlight. Not everyone makes an impact on the entire world. But your presence, your existence, means something. Just because you’re not a “poster child” doesn’t make you any less important. You matter. Your actions matter. You may not realize it now, but what you do makes a difference. Your actions,…

HubSpot Website Grader

Interesting little tidbit, check out HubSpot’s Website Grader for a quick evaluation of your blog and/or website. It’ll give you a break-down on the score and what areas could use some improvement. This isn’t about content, exactly, or how well you write. This is grading your site’s functionality, how quickly it loads, whether posts are…

Contributors Wanted/ Student Contributions

This quarter we’re going to have students complete another contribution to another blog not their own, mine. I expect students to have an idea or a topic by 1/19/18 on what they’ll write about after reviewing my blog and the topics covered. Students will be given access to my blog as a contributor, they’ll submit…

Staff Interview Film Project

Number 2 on our list of Film Projects this quarter is the Staff Interview. You can choose anyone that works on the Hercules Middle School campus: teachers, admin, support staff, cafeteria and custodial services, and if we run out then we’ll try to catch a few PTA members.¬†Staff members are not required to do any…

Windows Movie Maker

Hello all, We’re going to start looking at Windows Movie Maker in the next few weeks. For the remaining quarters, we’ll develop and edit our film projects in Movie Maker (or in Adobe Premiere if that ever arrives). Here’s a short video I edited, took about ten minutes. Obviously, I’d hope for some more creativity…

Summit School Summer Training

They’re learning us some Summit! Getting ready to launch an amazing curriculum for our 6th grade students 2017/2018 academic year.