Posts Tagged “favorite”

I write

By | October 20, 2010


I’m a terrible writer. By the time you read this, I’ll have spent well over two hours agonizing over word choice, fiddling with sentence structure, worrying whether what I write is right.   And yet, I write.   I made middling grades in English composition. While I never produced a failing paper, I was never […]

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Dear Education Pundits, Fix this.

By | September 21, 2010


In the early 1990′s, I was a 5th grade teacher in a public school, just starting my second year of teaching. A majority of my students and their families lived far below the poverty line and far too many of my students came to school unfed, with little evidence of more than the most cursory […]

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Imagine That

By | February 27, 2009


Imagine that your school has been asked to host a visit from a group of international delegates who are interested in learning how you use technology to communicate, mentor, and collaborate with other schools both in town and around the world. Now imagine that the delegates are from Saudi Arabia and are visiting the United […]

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Learning isn’t supposed to be fun.

By | November 23, 2008


So here it is, 3 weeks after Halloween and a bowl of leftover candy still sits on my counter. I’ve picked through the remains now and then and what’s left behind is the stuff that makes “junk food” sound like a compliment. Stuff that’s full of sugar and artificial flavors and tooth-rotting, chewy goodness.  Stuff […]

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