- About.comFreelance Writer, 2006 - presentI am a regular contributor and cover everything of and relating to Google with a combination of short blog posts and long-form content pieces. I also edit a weekly newsletter and any posts by contributing writers. About.com was previously owned by the New York Times company and moved to Ask.com in 2012.
- Johnson County Community CollegeSr Education Technology Analyst, 1999 - presentThis is a job requiring a lot of hats. I'm a technology scout, instructional designer, technical support person, trainer, and project manager. I've created 3-D videos in Maya, administered a multisite WordPress, designed a sim in Second Life, and created more than one interactive learning app. I'm always up for a new challenge.
- ApressFreelance Writer, 2010 - presentI've written books as the sole author and co-author. I've also served as technical reviewer.
- Wired: GeekMomCore Contributor/ Senior Web Editor, 2012 - 2013This is the companion blog to the long-running Wired:GeekDad blog and covered the mother's perspective on technology, popular culture, and lifestyle topics. In 2013, the blog moved to its own domain. I write about everything from Mayim Bialik's stance on vaccines to teaching kids how to code. I also am a site administrator and created the current child theme in WordPress.
I love technology, and I love explaining how it works to other people. I'm an education technologist at a community college, where I help faculty use technology for instruction. Some of this involves making things, too. I'm a writer for About.com where I explain all things Google. I write books for Apress. I also wrote for Wired.
I'm married to an awesome stay at home dad who bakes amazing bagels and lets me play on the computer all day. I have two extremely cute children.
I have a BFA in Printmaking and an MS in Instructional Design. I work at a community college that lets me take classes for free, so I also have technical training in interactive media, PHP, and 3D animation with Maya, but mostly I learn tech by doing.
- University of Kansas
- Emporia State University
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