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Learning in the Moment: Navigation Strategies for the Flow (or Flood?) of Insight

CHARLOTTE, NC. April 2014, by Chris Jones

While common core standards draw the spotlight & ire of educators and parents alike, perhaps we are looking past a more practical and useful question: 653 more words


National Geographic launches new community: "GeoEducators"

 As someone who really likes working with kids and knows how exciting and challenging it can be to present STEAM programs, I just found out about a great resource to share. 147 more words

Online Resources

New class - March25!

Thanks to inspiration from my friend Cat, we will be engaging in a Canning 101 class at the end of March.

We will learn the basics of; 46 more words

Community Education

To the Ships!

Yesterday, despite the Irish gales a blowin’ we and 26 others braved Ponce Inlet, Florida. It was a great day!

First, the kids scampered down the Ponce Inlet Park jetty past the snow-like sand blowing in drifts & delighted in getting sprayed at the end of the pier. 366 more words


Ode to the Board of Education

I saw this when I was researching facts for an article I was writing and it made me laugh hysterically. It’s a good thing I wasn’t drinking anything at the time. 144 more words

Get Free Training with Microsoft Virtual Academy

If you live in Washington state, chances are that your community library has a great resource if you want to learn how to use Microsoft Products (Windows, SharePoint, SQL Server, etc.): Microsoft IT Academy. 147 more words

Computers And Internet

Wearable Technologies

I was thinking a lot last weekend about how slowly technology got integrated into our day to day lives and seeped into the education field. The beginnings were slow and then BAM suddenly, we were using technology for everything – there is always a gadget, a hack and an app for whatever your heart desires. 116 more words