My Favorite WordPress Plugins and Themes 2015

I’ve been using self-hosted WordPress for 6 years now, and I’ve experimented with several site plugins to add different features to my sites. This is a short list of the plugins and themes I keep coming back to year after year. Here on Ted Curran.net, the focus is on reading …

How do you stay current in your field?

Often, teachers approach me asking if they should be on Twitter. I use it and G+ to find and follow people who can teach me new things. As opposed to Facebook where I stay connected to my personal friends, Twitter and G+ are places to group around shared interests. Let’s …

GRUML: Google Reader on your Desktop

Image by Sue Waters via Flickr As you may have gathered from my defense of desktop email clients, I prefer desktop apps to webapps any day of the week. Even if the app is powered by a web data service (like Gmail), desktop applications can take advantage of the massive …