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2 reasons Friday the 13th Part 2 got me thinking about engagement and Google Apps

I am an unabashed lover of horror films. So when my wife was asleep at 10:30 and I was rather bored, I fired up my HBO GO and, lo behold, Friday the 13th Part 2 was queued up. Why hello there, Jason Voorhees and Camp Crystal Lake madness! However, about 20 minutes in, I was… Continue reading 2 reasons Friday the 13th Part 2 got me thinking about engagement and Google Apps

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5 things educators can learn from J.J. Abrams’s TED Talk

J.J. Abrams (Lost, MI:3, Star Trek) is one of the most prolific, innovative and successful filmmakers working today. He is so successful that he is personally (and unfathomably) shepherding BOTH the Star Wars and Star Trek film franchises. But did you know the same things that make J.J. so successful are the same tactics we… Continue reading 5 things educators can learn from J.J. Abrams’s TED Talk