I'm Aaron, a Media Arts / Technology teacher for a K-8 Creative & Performing Arts Academy.
Before I did this, I was a Visual Arts teacher.
I'm very much into #DIY, #STEM, #STEAM, #DnD, #photography, the #Maker movement, and the idea that artists should be fairly compensated for the work they do (vs reposting said work without even attribution).
My politics lean left, but I don't talk about that much here.
I'm a widower.
I talk about games on @Crash.
Things I Try To Not Do (A non-comprehensive list) Show more
*"Follow-for-follow." Life's too short to clutter my timeline.
*Post, boost, or favorite profanities. Yes, even the ones included in super-insightful posts. My students can find me.
*Post, boost, or favorite copyright infringement or endorsements of the same. Copyright law needs reform, sure, but it is still used to protect artists. If you're punching down and up at the same time, You're still punching down.
Who has two thumbs and just now got home from school because he didn't know there was an orientation meeting for incoming students tonight? Show more
👍This guy! 👍
Announcement went out yesterday, but I was out at an all day PD so I missed it.
We have some great kids joining our program, though. Looking forward to next year.
Grad Class Show more
Hey, so it looks like, in spite of certain issues I had a few weeks ago, I'll be passing a graduate level course offered through Harvard.
Copyright is meant to protect the artist. Yes, even from other artists. Show more
Jay-Z and Timbaland accused of copyright infringement in a $2 million lawsuit
LB: I have used @Minetest with my students to teach the kind of things that Minecraft can be used to teach in school, but without having to pay for licensing or for all my computers to be switched over to Windows 10.
Haven't used it this year, but the students tended to enjoy it.
teaching, after school performances Show more
We have 3 after school shows this week. After show one I joked about coming down with a cold before show two. (Sidebar: I appreciate that I work with a team that understood it was a joke.)
But today's the day for show 3 and I legit started showing the symptoms for something on the drive home from show 2. I feel even worse this morning.
I feel really bad about this.
Bethesda Accused Of Stealing From 'Dungeons And Dragons' | Cracked.com
We use the word "boilerplate" a lot at work. It's such a strange phrase that seems like it's probably traveled far from its original meaning, so I looked up what that meaning was.
It goes back to newspapers. Large advertisers and content syndicates would distribute ready-to-go printing plates to local newspapers that could easily just go onto the press and be ready to print without any modification. These plates resembled rolled steel that was used to make boilers.
Change your launcher, change your life
Today's parent-centric US holiday Show more
Happy Mother's Day! All the moms I know on here are awesome people. 💐
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