Tag Archives: Facebook

What Would I Have Done?

It has been quite a while since I posted to this site.  Mostly, this is because I was in the process of moving from Los Angeles to the Caribbean island of St. Martin/Sint Maarten.  It has two names because this … Continue reading

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Online Interactive Bullying Discussion from US Dept of Education

  An announcement for a live interactive discussion on bullying, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, was in my inbox today. Coming to you Live from Washington, D.C…the Bullying Prevention Summit! …[L]eaders of non-profit and corporate organizations engaged in … Continue reading

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4th of July Post from The Nation’s Report Card

A Facebook post from The Nation’s Report Card proudly announced that 50% of 4th graders answered the following question correctly. My reaction is: ONLY 50%??!! We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal; that they … Continue reading

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Web Tools Blog Series: Collecting, Organizing and Making Sense of Information | Edutopia

Are you a teacher or school internet administrator/advisor? Are you just someone interested in innovative technology? Sign up for this blog and learn the latest information. Although geared for educators, it can be useful to everyone. Read on… Web Tools … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Who says the internet has destroyed books? With the proliferation of book blogs, bookworms are more influential (and social) than ever before. I’m a complete nerd for book blogs, and have tried book blogging…

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From the HuffPo: Sheryl Sandberg’s New Metaphor for Careers

Normally, I would not include a business-oriented post in an education blog, but there are some interesting implications in this article. Sheryl Sandberg changes the career metaphor from a ladder to a jungle gym. Perhaps its time to find similar … Continue reading

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Reblogging (not necessarily agreeing): Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools

The link below is to an interesting post from an individual who is having trouble (I think) figuring out creative ways to use the newest media and technology as part of the educational process–like math, science, social studies, English, etc. … Continue reading

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Free eBook for Teachers from NEA Today

Although normally I do not support associations affiliated with direct collective bargaining, NEA is not just a political group; it shares resources that help make teaching better. If you “like” NEA Today on Facebook, you can download a short e-book … Continue reading

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