Author Archives: John Burk
Often, Spanish and French students and teachers ask me how to type accents and other punctuation marks on their Macs. Here it is: ´ (accute accent) Opt-e, then vowel ` (grave accent) Opt-`, then vowel ˆ (circumflex) Opt-i, then vowel … Continue reading
Again, it’s been a while since we’ve had an open mic on questions about using your mac and IT. What questions do you have? We may not have all the answers, but we’ll do our best to find out.
For our second professional development session in the high school science department, we decided to do a multimedia extravaganza, giving faculty the opportunity to learn all sorts of cool multimedia tools and ideas for incorporating more multimedia in their classroom. … Continue reading
Recently, two very interesting (and somewhat lengthly) articles about technology, learning and distraction. Because these articles are long, this might be an great opportunity to test out instapaper, a fantastic free service for saving and reading long pieces of text. … Continue reading
A few weeks before school started Dan Meyer came and led a 2 day professional development workshop on developing more engaging problems for math and science. One of the features of Dan’s work were some seriously awesome Keynote presentations. He’s … Continue reading