Levy’s Soundtrack of Life

By G.P. Avants Last week I promised that I would share the actual digital technology lesson that I created with my high school students. If you missed the last post that one talked about how to use music and technology to get students to have more buy in with their reading, writing, research, and presentation…

The Expanding James Holden

By G. P. Avants Great characters are timeless. A hero is a hero no matter what time period they are born into. James Holden is just an ordinary man who had greatness thrust upon him. In the coldness of space he and his crew hold the key to a new life for humanity. In the…

The Journey of Asoka Tano

By G. P. Avants Walking the narrow road is a hazardous journey. It requires a balance of one’s resolve and oftentimes brings you to many relective moments along the way. Just as Asoka Tano. She became the unexpected padwan of Anakin Skywalker. Asoka fought along side he, Obi-wan Kenobi, and many illustrious Jedi, while facing…

Dorkus Maximus

By G. P. Avants You gotta love someone with a great sense of humor. They are the sort of person who can find the punch line in any situation or can create one with ease. Maybe a person who can be the butt of a joke and take it with stride might be the rarest…

Building People Bridges

By G.P. Avants  Be yourself. I know one thing that is easy to do is fake being the real you. Neeks are teased and are often misunderstood. Sometimes it’s easier to hide your brain when you think people will blow you off.  Here is an interesting stat: Smart girls can easily hide their intelligence if…

I am Into Ships

By G.P. Avants  Did you think I was talking about people? You know ships which is short for relationships? I am but I do mean something else that is almost as awesome. There is something really cool about space ships. Now, I am not a mechanic and I know basic things about any sort of vehicle design….