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Busy Week, End of a Brief Career, Some Great News

I’m winding down my high school teaching career this week. My final day of teaching high school classes, perhaps for good, is this Friday. I taught high school full time for the past three years. If you want to know why I am deciding to leave this glamorous and rewarding career, check out my recent […]

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design education technology

Sorry to my Commenters; Sorry District News

Now that I am mainly blogging at BluLob.com, I haven’t checked for comments in a while. The last six comments have been approved. Thank you for all the kind words. I am writing again today because I have to say that the school really did me a favor by getting rid of me in February. […]

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design education technology

Master Your Website Layout with these 6 CSS Properties

If you’re new to designing with CSS layout, it’s simple to get started with these six positioning properties:

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design education technology

Create a Vintage Linen Colortone Postcard in Photoshop CS4

Linen postcards were printed from 1930 through 1945. They have a unique and appealing look. The thick paper was embossed on the picture side to give the card a “linen” texture, and the cheap inks created vivid colors. You can create this effect using a modern photograph and Photoshop.

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Book review: “Neuro Web Design” by Susan M. Weinschenck, Ph.D.

“Neuro Web Design” (2009) by Susan M. Weinschenck, Ph.D. is published by New Riders, which publishes a number of the Web design books I have read. The focus of “Neuro Web Design” is to teach you how an understanding of how we make decisions can improve the effectiveness of the Web sites we design.