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Paul Barrette
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Perhaps my favorite picture from today's visit to Google HQ today #supergeeky #GAFE +GoogleforEdu
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Love this updated video from Dave Doll on how to restring your guitar. Since I saw the original video a few years back, I've always used the method he demonstrates. I've been playing for about 30 years and you can always learn something new.
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This TED Talk about teaching kids about computers (specifically girls) is absolutely delightful
Computer code is the next universal language, and its syntax will be limited only by the imaginations of the next generation of programmers. Linda Liukas is helping to educate problem-solving kids, encouraging them to see computers not as mechanical, boring and complicated but as colorful, expressive machines meant to be tinkered with. In this talk, she invites us to imagine a world where the Ada Lovelaces of tomorrow grow up to be optimistic and...
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Homemade black bean soup. Anyone hungry? #comfortfood #tryingsomethingnew
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This is just a monster solo arrangement and performance by a master guitarist
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What a great nutrition lesson for kids (and adults), especially during these hot summer months!
<p> In this video, Mackenzie teams up with Molly Morgan, a registered dietician, Tim, and Derek, Binghamton Senators hockey players, to show viewers the amount of added sugar in some of the most popular beverages. Tim and Derek compete against each other to guess how much sugar they think is in different beverages such as Gatorade, Coca Cola, and a Monster Energy Drink. Finally, the group discussed how often the drinks should be consumed.</p>
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Delicious Android Nougat...
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This episode of the Freakonomics podcast is one of the best explanations of the benefits and drawbacks of migration and immigration from a variety of points of view. A must listen in the current environment of presidential candidates, right and left, posturing and misspeaking on this very complex issue.
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Christmas Tree TARDIS #geekChristmas
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Ready for the movie to get started #StarWars #TheForceAwakens
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Interested in #GoogleEdu professional development? Check out the new handbook that explains all of our offerings from courses to certifications to communities. https://goo.gl/5PBNhQ
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(Personal account) Husband, father, educator, musician, geek
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Professional K12 EdTech "Head Geek", musician, proud skeptic, and part-time agitator. This is my personal Google+ account. My posts, shares, opinions, and "+1's" are my own and do not reflect or represent my employer, family or friends.
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Performed as a soloist with an orchestra, arranged a Bach fugue for classical guitar trio, served as past President of RI Society of Technology Educators, and was "That Guy" at the Monster's Inc. Laugh Floor at WDW
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Director of Technology
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  • Smithfield Public Schools
    Director of Technology, 2013 - present
  • Burrillville School Department
    Director of Technology, 2006 - 2013
  • Sudbury, MA Public Schools
    Assistant Technology Manager, 2000 - 2004
  • Cumberland, RI Public Schools
    Director of Information Technology, 2004 - 2006
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