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Cynthia Washburn
Works at St. Laurence Catholic School
Attended University of Houston
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What in the name of all that's holy just happened to Google+? Can I express my seething hatred now? Yuck. 
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More like #autosuckage  :P
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Some good points here - I know that we all talk about this all the time, so it's like preaching to the choir. It's always good to be reminded that we should be enabling teaching and not keeping tools away from teachers and students when they need them.
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I can see that being a big part of the issue in public school, but I see the same reluctance to change in the private school sector and our job performance isn't tied to test scores. So, I have to think that there is still something else going on here. 

But I do agree that testing is a HUGE problem - not just for the reasons that you stated, which I think does a big disservice to our kids, but also because it means that our teachers are often reduced to teaching students how to respond and write correctly for a test and not how to write well or critically think. 
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Help! We are trying to come up with a new way for kids in our service club to sign up for activities. Thus far, they have been signing up on paper sheets posted in the hall (dreadfully old school and inefficient). We would like to move to an online signup. 

First thought was to make a Google doc - but we really don't want them to be able to delete someone else's name, even though we can find that out through the revision history because it's a mess. So... thinking about using Google forms or something like that. However, we want to be able to only accept sign-ups for the number of students that we need. 

Is there a way to set the form to only accept a certain number of responses? Or does someone know of another (free or low cost) tool that will let us do the same thing? Thanks!  
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hi dear in christ Cynthia Washburn we wish you happy chrismas & new year 2013 be a blessed year for you & your family, dear please pray for the pastors who are in hardship in the village ministries, they need support to spreading the gospel to the unsaved, please keep in your prayer, in His GRACE A R Paul, my email paul.m.div@gmail.com
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OMG - If +Kevin Hearne adds backstory appendices so I can learn more about the world that he's built, I will so bake him Backstory Cookies or Brownies or whatever. Appendices would be awesome because I'm a geek. 
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Could be interesting and solve some issues in the classroom when teachers don't have a whole class set. Have to see how easy it is to manage.. 
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Something else that I just came across this morning... Inklewriter. http://www.inklestudios.com/inklewriter/for-teachers

It looks like it could be an interesting creative writing/cross curricular project - sort of a high tech "choose your own adventure story", but this helps the kids keep track of the story threads so none of them get abandoned. I'm currently trying to get the 6th grade lang/lit teacher interested in doing this with me next year as long-term project that my keyboarding students can work on to both practice their keyboarding skills and get some writing time in. 
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Ugh... I totally want these, you want me to "apply" and shell out $1500 to beta test something for you? And fly to LA, NYC or SF to pick them up. So.... not happening. 
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+Kevin Hearne - yet another reason that it's good that you're coming to Texas this summer. We have chocolate-covered bacon. 
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Then you can still go get chocolate-covered bacon. 
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Computer Applications Teacher
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  • St. Laurence Catholic School
    Teacher, 2006 - present
  • John Paul II Catholic School
    Teacher, 1998 - 2005
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Katy, TX
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Albuquerque, NM - Bremerton, WA - Parris Island, SC - Reynoldsburg, OH - Lakewood, OH - 29 Palms, CA
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Graduated from Del Norte High School in 1985, in Marine Corps from 1985-89, attended University of Houston from 1994 - 98. Currently teach computer applications to 1st-6th graders at St. Laurence Catholic School. 
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Married to Wayne Washburn since 1999
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  • University of Houston
    History, 1994 - 1998
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Cyndie Miller