After working as a teacher for 16 years, the time has come to hang up my backpack. Both in a literal and symbolic sense. I’ve decided to leave teaching, like so many others, at least for now. What made me decide to leave teaching? Short Life-Update I’ve worked as a teacher since I was 24.… Continue reading Free From the Classroom – Now What?
Two months ago, it was my birthday. This time it was the big 40, the end of a decade, and officially entering a new one. Turning 40 has, for sure, made me reflect on where I am in life, as well as where I want to go from here. After all, life ends at 40… Continue reading The Big 40 – Now What?
Every day, you get bombarded with information. To say that we live in a state of information overload is an understatement. Perhaps you manage your physical workspace well, but what about your digital space? Have you considered how digital clutter, or the equivalent of a full inbox of papers (your e-mail inbox) affects your focus… Continue reading Teachers Master Your Inbox and Focus!
Every once in a while, you stumble upon a new type of fantasy world when reading. This is one of those times: a book review of The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna. The book was released in 2020 and is 417 pages long (432 in the Kindle edition). Being the first novel in the series,… Continue reading Book Review of The Gilded Ones
There is no doubt that AI is on the rise, at least in the eyes of the common people. AI has, in fact, been a part of our lives in some form for a while now. More and more companies add AI to parts of their apps or platforms, and Notion is no exception. But… Continue reading How to Use AI in Notion
ChatGPT was recently released, are we all doomed? ChatGPT is all the rage on different social platforms, forums, and all over regular news as well. Is this wave of AI our doom, or simply the new way of how things will be from now on? Can ChatGPT Write Code? I recently read an interesting article… Continue reading ChatGPT – Are We All Doomed?
Sometimes life gets more hectic than usual. And sometimes, you need a little help to slow down and really take care of yourself. Have you heard of Insight Timer? If not, this is an app worth looking into for improving your mental health. Let’s look at Insight Timer and a review of the app. 5… Continue reading Insight Timer – App Review
If you couldn’t get enough of Poppy, Casteel, and the kingdom of Atlantia look no further! This is a book review of Kingdom of Flesh and Fire – book two in the series! What did I like? Being the second book in the series, we once again come back to the kingdom of Solis and… Continue reading Book Review of Kingdom of Flesh and Fire
This is my personal book review of From Blood and Ash. Looking for a new fantasy novel to read or to tell your students about? From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout could be a place to start. Introduction and Spoiler-Free Summary The book starts in a local tavern, but that’s pretty much all… Continue reading Book Review of From Blood and Ash
This semester it was time to read something new, and for the first-year electricians-to-be, that something was the novel Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt. This is a short book review of Orbiting Jupiter and some suggestions for how to work with the novel. Short (Spoiler-Free) Summary of the Plot This is a quote from… Continue reading Orbiting Jupiter – A Book Review