A beginner’s guide to Raspberry Pi

A beginner's guide to Raspberry Pi

A beginner’s guide to Raspberry Pi It’s the little things that count A lot of people question what the term Internet of Things (IoT) Means, or what it represents particularly. Putting it simply, IoT is a term for categorizing anything that can be connected to the Internet. This includes: Alexa HomePod Android Watch Samsung smart … Read more

How To Learn JavaScript Quickly – a Beginners Guide

If you’re new to coding, we’ll guide you how to learn JavaScript quickly. In essence, JavaScript is an Object Oriented Programming language that is primarily used to create web-based interfaces. Too technical? Let’s simplify it with some examples: When you hover over a button and the style of the button changes While hovering a Facebook … Read more

The Best Way to Learn Python As A Beginner

“What is the best way to learn Python as a beginner?” – a very, very common question. Python is without a doubt one of the most versatile, powerful programming languages in the world. Using Python you can create: Apps Games Design algorithms Program a robot! Learning Python will also open doors to your career such … Read more

Best programming language to learn

Best programming language to learn

Disclaimer: The information below is purely my own personal opinion and research. You’re most welcome to share your opinion in the comments at the end of the article. Remembering back when I started programming, this was one of the best decisions I ever made. But, before I started I asked myself this very question: “What … Read more

Top 8 test taking strategies for students

Top 8 test taking strategies for students

Taking a test is hard, and you need test taking strategies to excel. Test are usually stressful, and you seem to forget everything you’ve studied the night before. Coming from a personal instructor, the most common question is “What are the best test taking strategies?”. And that’s a great question to ask. Honestly. What you … Read more

Becoming a web developer – A beginners guide

Becoming a web developer

To introduce you to the field, a web developer is a person who develops a website and makes it usable. Simple as that. The web developers are divided into two main categories: Front-end developer Back-end developer The front-end developer takes care of the visual part of the website. This includes taking the design from the … Read more

How to become a machine learning engineer

Machine learning engineers are widely unknown for the better part of the population. It’s a strange and unusual term for them. Basically, a machine learning engineer is a more sophisticated programmer who focuses more on developing machines. Those particular machines can learn and apply knowledge without a specific direction. Amazing, right? This field is more … Read more

How To Become A Database Administrator – A Step by Step Guide

How To Become A Database Administrator

A database administrator, sometimes referred to as a database manager is the position of dealing with databases. This involves: Creating a database Maintaining the database Taking care of the integrity of data Updating the database Every company needs to have a database containing useful information, be that for employees or clients. Usually, companies hire the … Read more

What does a software engineer do

The software engineer job description can be difficult to grasp if you’re new to the field. In essence, the software engineers use their knowledge in engineering and programming to build software products. This also includes developing computer games or run network control systems. Usually, a software engineer can find work in companies which manufacture electronic … Read more

How to become an IT consultant

how to become an it consultant

So, you’re thinking of becoming an IT consultant? Great choice! The information technology consultant is one of the most demanded jobs currently in the US. Basically, an IT consultant will have to provide: Support Training Consultation services regarding software/hardware Consultation for multimedia Maintenance for databases, networks and hardware IT consultants career requirements Before we dive … Read more

What can I do with a computer science degree?

what can i do with a degree in computer science

If you’re on the verge of choosing your career, you’ve probably wondered what you can do with a computer science degree. Since you’re interested in computer science, you already must have technical and non-technical skills. Additionally, the scope of the computer science is rising and gives you a lot of choices. With a degree in … Read more

Learn programming in Reddit

Best subreddits to learn programming in Reddit Reddit is dubbed as “The front page of the internet”, and as far as the information goes, it fits the name. Since it’s the front page of the internet, it might be a good thing to learn programming in Reddit. But, in context, Reddit is really a website with two … Read more

The Real Reason Hbuhsd Techfest Was Amazing!

The Real Reason Hbuhsd Techfest Was Amazing!

We had an Educational Technology conference at our district yesterday and it was Amazing! I was one of the people who planned the event so it’s always hard to tell if things are going the way you envisioned them, but judging from the Tweets  and feedback I have received, it was truly AMAZING! In fact, a few people had insomnia last … Read more

Giving Students Voice And Choice

giving students voice and choice

I just read Ed Week’s Blog post Q&A: Bill Gates on Teaching, Ed Tech, and Philanthropy and felt compelled to share my thoughts on it. Normally, I do not find myself agreeing with Bill’s educational philosophy but as I read through his responses they made a lot of sense. He makes a lot of good points. … Read more

Google Ninja School – Coming Right Up

google ninja school coming right up

I noticed that Matt Bowman of My Tech High will be teaching a Free Google Ninja MOOCover on the Canvas Network that looks like it will be a great learning experience for all involved.  The Course starts on March 10th and it’s free! I believe My Tech High usually charges $350 for a course with similar content, so this … Read more

Be A Self Developer


Sparked by some recent experiences and great conversations with Bryan Davis, Allison Taylor and Nick Schwab I’ve been reminded of the importance of taking the initiative to develop myself.  I’m actually stealing this idea from the former CEO of Kroger, David Dillon. He says “The advice I give to individuals in our company is not to expect the company to hand … Read more