All Art Is Quite Useless

This is the preface to the Oscar Wilde book, The Picture of Dorian Gray.  I read this book a while back and revisited it recently.  Remembering how much I enjoyed the preface and how I wanted to publish it last time I read it, it’s a bit overdue. The artist is the creator of beautiful… Read more All Art Is Quite Useless

Linux Desktop

I finally got my Ubuntu desktop set up the way I want.  Its running on a MacBook unibody (I rarely ever boot into OSX now).  In the past I used linux for everything but have fallen out of touch lately.  Using it as my main computer for a few months should get be back into… Read more Linux Desktop

10 iPad Apps for the Classroom

A follow up to The iPad and Education post.  This is a quick list of 10 apps on the iPad that you can use with your students, most of which are free.  The list is broken up into subjects; Math, English, Science, Social Studies, and Note Taking. If you have any app suggestions of your… Read more 10 iPad Apps for the Classroom

iPad and Education

Since the iPad was first announced there has been a lot of talk about its uses for education. Specifically, the focus has been on college and university students. I would like to take a look at younger grades, elementary and middle school students. Students in these grades have not yet developed the way they take… Read more iPad and Education