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Today I had my students pick what would be on the rubric for this week's video assignment. It was messy, but I'm cautiously optimistic. scholar.social/media/E46tosEPu

YouTube made some changes. Turns out policing the little guy doesn't scale well.

This may be a good business decision on Google's part, but I predict an increase in Twitch streamers for gaming content.

For non-gaming content... is there a place for them?

Facebook video is worse.

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Find yourself someone as happy to see you come home as my cat is to see me.

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Two evening Winter Concerts at school this week have left me at a state of fatigue that coffee is not fixing, but today I get to teach animation to 1st grade and light painting to 4th, so there's that.

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My supervisor and her supervisor are coming to watch me teach today, but it's only an informal observation so I should be fine, right? scholar.social/media/NL76fuBv1

Today feels rough and it isn't 6:30 yet. Time for an emergency sleepy kitty.

His name is Socket and he likes to play fetch.

Use responsibly.

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Chrome, that is not scholar.social. I am not quite sure why you think it is. scholar.social/media/3ys57NUKt

YouTube, this is not Hurricane news. What are you doing? Go home. scholar.social/media/lHr0p9Qp4

Well, on the bright side, my family no longer has to put up with me telling stories about how my cat is dying from breast cancer.

Goodbye, Binx. I wish I could have done more for you.
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Say what you will about large corporate entities, Gmail's spam algorithm is top notch.

(For the record I pay for YouTube Red and love it... just not on the account shown.) scholar.social/media/yvM28d4Oe

Birds love the feeder I put out for them so much that they go to it even if I'm just a few feet away. If I get my camera out, though, they fly off. This is the best shot I can get that isn't through a window.

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OK, I think I have IFTTT set up so that any time I post a link on Mastodon it ends up on Twitter. scholar.social/media/8uq0Pr8iB

As I am designing lessons for next year's curriculum, I am reminded of this thing that I say often during testing season.

If you can use the internet to cheat on my test, it's my fault for making a low quality test.

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Click on the gear when viewing an assignment in Google Classroom to export scores to Google Sheets or a .csv file.

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Stop the presses, Google Sites accepts animated GIF images.

This news is great and terrible. I feel tempted to use this knowledge for evil more than for good.

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Redid my website this evening, because it was darned ugly and full of "mystery meat" navigation.

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Still not 100% happy with it, but I'm tired and it works, now. scholar.social/media/KkX8prt-F