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Around The World In 80 Days (or the end of your class period whichever comes first)

Around The World In 80 Days (or the end of your class period whichever comes first)

First of let me apologize for the delay in posting this blog.  If you had the trip that I did you would understand! First I started off in Bethesda, Maryland, then zoomed off to the other side of the world to experience an Aboriginal ritual dance in modern-day Australia.  I then visited the birthplace of

Show Me the Grants!

I thought I would share with you a few of my favorite grant sites.  These sites were helpful to me when I was looking for grants to apply for and most importantly, when I needed tips to create a compelling proposal.  There ARE resources out there… you just have to go after them– good luck!

Where O' Where Has Professional Development Gone?

Report cards are going out… parent conferences… more professional development to help you in the classroom.  What… another helping of state testing statistics and “housekeeping” rather than technology-integration development sessions?  I know that state testing is very important, but it is a shame that some schools just focus on the results and not how to

Tricks AND Treats

We’re coming up to one of my favorite traditions – Halloween! You have to admit, its pretty fun to don a costume, consume tons of candy, and, of course, greet three to four foot, PowerRangers, Harry Potters, Dora the Explorers, and Little Mermaids as they shuffle to your door and shout "Trick or Treat!" And

300,000,000 and Counting…

Next time you are at the grocery store or your local park, look around.  How has this very familiar landscape changed in the past 10 years?  According to Census Bureau statisticsˆ, races other than Caucasian made up approximately 31.6% of the U.S. in the year 2000.  By 2030 that number will grow to 44.3%, approaching

Samples… Samples… Step Right Up!

First– I need to give some serious KUDOS to the teachers that have saved "dinosaur computers" so that their students can make the most of technology in the classroom (thanks for sharing your stories)!  There are some great resources available for schools to receive donated/refurbished computers across the country… check them out: ·      

My Content, Your Content, Our Content

When Virginia Richard and her Polk County, FL team implemented Discovery Education unitedstreaming, teachers took to the site with gusto.  As more and more teachers began exploring the site, Virginia wondered how she could get her school district’s 100+ principal’s just as excited. It was not too long before the metaphorical light bulb went off