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Kathleen Patient Expert

Farmers Branch, Texas
Type 2 Diabetic On Insulin pump Have gastric reflux, sleep apnea, and restless leg.
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Do you want to teach Computer Science in Texas? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 I have been teaching high school Computer Science in Texas for 20 years and have helped other people get their teaching certificate. You can go through an alternative ... Read on »
So it’s summer, why are you working? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 I’m taking a short break from curriculum writing, something I’ve been doing since I was released from school on Friday.  I am also working on the two presentations I’m giv ... Read on »
Summer Plans are coming together by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 First, I was really excited to get an email that I got accepted to a Tapestry workshop in Duluth in August.  I think I’m going to drive – though looking into other forms o ... Read on »
Why NOT online education? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 I was talking to someone about higher education the other day, and the fact that I got my master’s mostly online. He said that online was the wave of the future.  Wel ... Read on »
Preparing for Summer Staff Development by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Almost forgot about this people:  http://www.techark.com/ Super rock solid web hosting.  I went with another company because they don’t do “Windows” stuff.  But I ha ... Read on »
Summer Workshop Project–Moodle by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 I’m teaching two summer workshops so far – an hour session at CS&IT 2012 and a session at Region 10 on GridWorld. I’ve decided to set up a Moodle site – it’s pretty c ... Read on »
Why It Makes Sense To Ask (Some) Teachers To Teach (Somewhat) Larger Classes–> NO, IT... by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2   But most parents would also rather have their kids taught by a great teacher than an average one.   I am a really great teacher until my class size hits ... Read on »
Dallas ISD Computer Science Openings by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 There appears to be 1 ½ job postings in Dallas ISD for Computer Science teachers. Read on »
Nice touch–and Thank You! by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 The entire administrative staff walked into my classroom, and the principal handed me a thank you gift for teacher appreciation day! I believe that they did that for ... Read on »
Probably NOT buying another HP by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 I bought an HP Pavilion to replace one that got hit by a thunderstorm.  Like the footprint, but here’s the most aggravating thing – first thing I do, is upgrade to Windows ... Read on »
Education should be fun by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Alfred has a good point at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/alfredth/archive/2012/04/28/fun-is-to-entertainment-as-education-is-to-training . A lot of CS teachers at bot ... Read on »
Just finished my 20th year of testing.... by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Well probably not, we still have ACP's, STARR tests, and probably the odd field test. But we did finish TAKS 11st Grade Exit test which is a big milestone.  We'll do o ... Read on »
iCLOUD TERMS AND CONDITIONS by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Except for material we may license to you, Apple does not claim ownership of the materials and/or Content you submit or make available on the Service. However, by submit ... Read on »
Who owns your files on Google Drive? | Internet & Media - CNET News by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 A quick analysis of Google's terms of service shows how the search company owns the files you upload the minute they are submitted, and can in effect do anything it want ... Read on »
More on Educational Philosophy by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Told principal today: Would rather do work that would make my students lives better than work that would make my life better. I’m going to try to set up ... Read on »
Surveillance Camera Shopping List by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 This should give you everything you need except the installer.  Mine charges $75 a hour.  I pay him more. Shopping list for a Video Surveillance System. The main ... Read on »
Donor’s Choose by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Doing REALLY well, I have all my thank you packages in for all of my completed projects:  I have had 15 projects funded this year, and completed. I’m ending the year ... Read on »
Tutoring by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Dallas News has an article about this: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/headlines/20120414-studies-find-students-rarely-benefit-from-tutor-program.ece and it’s som ... Read on »
So how did I pull the footage off the DVR? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 It takes a regular thumb drive.  Plug it into the DVR and search for the footage.  Select it and click on backup.  Unfortunately, only the DVRCMS software can play it, but ... Read on »
Survelliance Cameras Work! by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 So about 4:34, we hear crash, skid. We look at the cameras and see nothing.  No damage.  About to go back to bed, and husband thinks to look north of us.  Sure enough, stu ... Read on »