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Is The Teaser Trailer Nigh Upon Us?

Well, that’s what the rumor mill says! Supposedly they are working at a breakneck pace, even forcing John Williams to work the weekend to score a very brief teaser trailer. 204 more words

Ep VII

Cuomo Reelection an Obvious Moskowitz Opportunity

On November 4, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was re-elected. As the New York Times reports, some voters lamented “lack of an acceptable option.” 1,543 more words

Common Core

This Week in Knitting: Nov 8

The weather is finally (finally!) turning in NorCal and even though we’re having a warm weekend (upper 70s), Fall is definitely in the air.  The leaves are turning, the evenings are longer and the nights are cold.   541 more words

THE COLD TURKEY EVENT

Black Friday, a national phenomenon rocking our red white and blue country side with sales of televisions $200 off and Xbox Ones for $300. At TFA we believe in all things American: barbecuing hot dogs, being casually racist against minorities, and slaughtering buffaloes to extinction. 240 more words

TFA

My Thoughts On #TFA (The Title Anyway)

This is an expanded version of what I posted on my Facebook page earlier today:

1. I’m fine with the title. Unlike other fans I could name back in 1998, I did not scream, cry, or freak out over “The Phantom Menace.” Nor did I scream, cry, or freak out over “Attack Of The Clones.” In fact, the only Star Wars title that ever sounded goofy to me was “The Empire Strikes Back” when I heard it announced when I was 10. 373 more words

Ep VII

What makes an educator?

I’m not an educator. I’m a parent. I’m a thinker, writer, analyst, researcher, debater, community activist. I hold positions in two volunteer-driven organizations that employ only skeletal paid staff. 695 more words

Education Reform

Intro followup: No, I'm not teaching for America

I didn’t intend to start here. This is, after all, a blog about technology education; if it’s a soapbox, it’s meant to be a focused one, not a platform for everything that goes on in my head. 833 more words

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