Category Archives: Samples

Small Words in Help Tabs

The WordPress help tabs rely on educated bets about what people will need at a quick glance, and where they will need it. To see this, look at the two admin screens where a new or newish user is most … Continue reading

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Pocket Philosophy of Contextual Help

Crafting varied, mostly small updates to the help tabs for WordPress 3.1 feels like a slow motion race against time. Iterations of the Beta version need to be in place to see what help text needs revising; any revising must … Continue reading

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WordPress Help Tabs

I’m currently working on updating some help tabs for WordPress 3.1, about to go into Beta. See Trac Ticket #15346 (Contextual Help Tabs Cleanup) with patches I’ve submitted for individual dashboard screens. For background on WordPress help tabs: Codex article … Continue reading

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My First Book

Standing in Your Shoes: A Checklist for Classroom and Substitute Teachers by Doug Provencio Standing in Your Shoes prepares educators for that inevitable day when a substitute teacher takes charge of the classroom. This unique book speaks to a dual … Continue reading

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Magazine Article

“Who Are You Today: Adventures in Substitute Teaching,” a piece I wrote for the magazine NEA Today

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