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Thrive in Hard Classes

Fall forward, try something new each day. Love life and live it fully. Learn to help others and help them succeed. You will receive more successes in your life than you can ever imagine. We each need to be our best and that will make the world around us a much better place. Continue reading

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Growth Comes from Solving Harder Problems

Embrace harder challenges, do not avoid them. Solving harder problems is rewarding. Continue reading

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Push Through Until Task Completion

How many times do we start a project and then leave it incomplete and move on to other tasks? This is something that is the bane of most people, including me. This is one reason agile processes, including the Scrum … Continue reading

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Students, Strive to Be an Individual

I am into my fifth decade of teaching in various forms. The one constant in all of that time is that each student is an individual with unique needs and learning styles. It is impossible to meet all the needs … Continue reading

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What are you Hearing that has not Been Said?

Inspiration comes in many forms. It is a gift that everyone alive can access. There are many names that inspiration has been given, including enlightment, insight, revelation. Each word has slightly different meanings, but we will call it inspiration for this article. Continue reading

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Choosing a Career

In order to choose a good career with which you will be happy, start looking at your options early in your schooling. There are several aspects to consider. One of the most important is researching whether the area is increasing … Continue reading

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C++ Hardest New Concept

I teach C++ programming to beginners. All of them seem to quickly understand simple programs like “Hello World.” They can get the logic down fairly well in simple flow charts. But where they seem to have the most struggles is … Continue reading

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Be Our Best

What is important to each of us? What do we want to do with our lives and for what do we want to be remembered when we leave this world? I want to live as long and as healthy as … Continue reading

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When You Have a Question – A.S.K.

I teach high school and community college computer courses. I enjoy seeing students comprehend new material. I always tell my students to ask questions. I do not mind interruptions on relevant questions about what is being discussed. I have found … Continue reading

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Make a Choice

When we are young, we too often think that life will go on forever. It will not. People age. We each have choices we are given once. Keeping our options open only means we are making a choice. And often, … Continue reading

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