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Greetings from CO!

OK - this isn't exactly my first post, but I had a question on my mind and wanted to get that out of the way first...

I'm new to the board but have been a longtime 43F reader. I'm a high school administrator who is constantly trying to "get more done" during the day while managing the constant stream of students and parents who "pop-in" unannounced and need a problem solved.

Of course, the unpredictability is one of the reasons I love my job, but it can be a PITA to "get things done" when your regular daily routine is anything but regular.

Like many, I'm a techno-gadget-geek but also a paper-planner user. I've tried a Palm, a Treo, an Axim, a Blackberry, and just about any other productivity tool you can imagine. The fact remains, though, I like a phone that's mostly just a phone, and I like to write. Actually write. On paper.

I always enjoy hearing from other teachers and administrators about their particular productivity "hacks."

About ScottE22

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Scott is a long-time 43F reader and forum member who lives in Northern Colorado with his wife, son, daughter, and a collection of Macs and iPods. He is a school administrator and graduate student with too many balls in the air.




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