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j_allen

Technology Integration Specialist, @dadsined co-host, Good Life resident, sports dreamer, http://flipboard.com/@joshallen

The Blue Button Up

Sometime around 2005, I attended my first NETA conference at what was then the Holiday Inn Convention Center. I disti...

Lucky to be your Dad

I tell at least one of my kids "I'm lucky to be your Dad" nearly every day. You may think they know it, but how good ...

Overcoming fear

This weekend, we took a short vacation to Great Wolf Lodge, an indoor water park in Kansas City, KS. I'm not a huge f...

It's not about me

Recently I've been talking with teachers more about coding, robotics, and our Breakout EDU boxes. I've been very clea...

Back to work

I spent the good majority of my winter break doing just that - taking a break. It was wonderful, even without snow to...

Sticking up for 2016

As the calendar flips to 2017, many people have been quick to say what a horrible year it was. They, rightfully so, p...

Quick to move on

Why can't we just enjoy what's happening? We have to put up Halloween decorations in September, only to be ushered o...

Struggles with new learning

Sometimes I don't enjoy learning new things. I like to be right. Sometimes knowing I'm about to fail drives me back t...

Hoarding vs Memories

There seems to be a fine line between hoarding and holding on to memories. This 25th anniversary coffee cup is smalle...

Internet of Too Many Things

I'll be honest. I'm not on the Internet of Things bandwagon. I'm all for the latest fancy gadget, but I think in some...