Introducing: Endnote Generator Add On

A year ago, I posted a script which converts footnotes in a Google Doc into endnotes. I've gotten great comments and feedback and have made the standalone script better, which is still available. The Endnote Generator Add-On is now available in the Chrome Web Store for Docs. Install it once and you'll be able toRead More

Tracking Missing IDs with a Google Sheet

Like many schools, our students are asked to wear their student ID's when they come into the building each day. During the day, they don't need to have them on...just in the morning so we can make sure people coming in are part of our student body. If a student doesn't have their ID, weRead More

Turning an Old Laptop into a Video Kiosk

My father-in-law came to me with an interesting idea. He wanted to create video kiosk for our church which would play videos on different mission organizations we're involved with. The wall - previously - had photos and text about each missionary or organization, but he wanted to revamp. We initially tried to use PowerPoint andRead More

Graduate School Final Project

I promised Stacy Lovdahl I'd post this the other day and then promptly forgot. Sorry, Stacy. I took a graduate course on curriculum development and implementation this semester through Ball State. Not many of the assignments were open-ended enough to make for interesting blog fodder, so I didn't post much. For my final project, IRead More

More Scripts to Make Life Easier

It's been an intense week of teaching, church band practice, and Google Apps Scripting. I'm really focusing this year on using the computer to do what it does well so I can focus on doing my job better. In particular, I'm using the desktop to do repetitive, marginal jobs as efficiently as possible. This week,Read More