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Steve Woods
Works at Tulare County Office of Education
Attended College of the Sequoias
Lives in Visalia, California
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1Breaking News; 2Special report; 3Sneak peak; 4Q&A w/Unicorn. Renegade Scientists make a new breakthrough! PowToon #Slides by invitation Only! Bump yourself to the top of the list by sharing. Any questions? How can we make #Slides meet every desire you have?
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Recipes for that perfect bubble bath to spoil your spouse...
January 26th is Spouse's Day Remembe ...
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10 ways to make your day shine.
January 22nd is Celebrate Life Day You are unique i ...
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Did you know that popcorn helped save the movie industry?  A video history, and ways to celebrate.
January 19th is National Popcorn Day
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10 amazing things invented by kids
January 17th is Kid Inventors Day ...
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For a lot of teachers, the idea of blogging doesn't hold much appeal. It's time consuming, particularly if you're doing it right and digging deep, pondering on each keystroke. You're pushing yourself
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A kazootorial, how to make your own kazoo, and an epic Metallica cover done with a kazoo.
January 28th is National Kazoo Day Ever played the ...
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3 ways in which your compliment might go horribly wrong..
January 24th is National Compliment Day
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A video on the science and art of cheese-making, plus a flavor chart.  Have you tried them all?
January 20th is National Cheese Lovers Day Cheese has been around ...
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15 quotes from Winnie the Pooh.  Choose one to share in your email signature line, and see if anyone notices!
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So would you consider this to be a real dragon?
January 16th is Appreciate a Dragon Day
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Educational Technologist. Digital Sommelier. Tea Aficionado.
Back in the day...

Served in the U. S. Navy from 1989 - 1998.  Educated in Orlando, Florida at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit, then spent two years as a nuclear power plant prototype instructor at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.  Enjoyed five adventure-filled years on board the U.S.S. Nevada, a ballistic missile submarine, as a Nuclear Power Plant Machinist Mate and Supervisor. 

Since then...

While working as an Educational Technologist, I developed the California Educational Standards Resource Guide - an interface that dynamically links online and tangible educational content of any kind to the California educational standards.  

Served as project lead for the California Streaming project - a K-12 educational multimedia interface, providing students and teachers thousands of streaming educational videos in clipped and full-length versions, beautiful images, audio files, podcasts and more.  

Helped architect an educational multimedia portal that is currently used by almost a dozen county offices of education, and am currently working on a variety of other educational tools to support the emerging Common Core Standards.

Served as Editor for until December, 2013. 

My days are now spent as an educational portal administrator, web designer, blogger and application analyst. 

Social Media Organizer

Co-host and co-founder of Aquathonalong with actress and philanthropist Kirstie Alley.  Aquathon was the first ever Twitter-based 24-hour telethon.  Utilized a variety of social networking tools to develop interest in the event, obtain prizes and run contests.  On July 25, 2009, together with thousands of others, we raised enough to drill two fresh-water wells to serve needy communities in Africa.

Helped organize social media events for Jazz singer Josh Charles' Healing Time project, a project that uses Josh's incredible music to help raise money to help people in New Orleans still living through the after-effects of Hurricane Katrina.

I've also spent some time helping a variety of websites figure out the best way to interact with their clients, and hope to have more opportunities in the future!
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Lived at and worked in some pretty cool places, attended some pretty damn tough schools, and am an awesome friend.
  • College of the Sequoias
    Liberal Studies, 1999 - 2001
  • Naval Nuclear Power School
    Nuclear Reactor Plant Theory, Operation, 1990 - 1991
  • Hanford High School
    1982 - 1984
  • Rome Free Academy
    1980 - 1982
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  • Tulare County Office of Education
    Technology Development Assistant, 2001 - present
    Web application and site architect, web portal and database administrator for a variety of interfaces. Technology trainer and support.
  • Technorati Media
    Editor, 2011 - 2013
    Served as Editor for, editing and providing guidance to a team of writers. Wrote and published content on a variety of subjects.
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