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What About Passion in Learning?

There is the common saying to “Follow your passion,” but there is an equally common saying to “Not let your passion be your profession.” Which is correct? 542 more words

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Lessons from a Substitute Teacher

I’m a professional writer, but when I don’t have writing work, I also substitute teach at the local grade school and middle school. I’ve found that I really enjoy teaching kids — although I have no formal training as a teacher for young students. 788 more words

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Learn Technology Skills. Be Employed.

I wanted to share something interesting from a book I recently read. Employers really are hiring more for niche technology skills than they are for general knowledge. 344 more words

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Web 2.0 Blog Post Three

Blogging in the Classroom

Blogging is a great form of communication with both parents and students. As a teacher, I have the ability to create a classroom blog that my parents have the opportunity subscribe to for information and updates. 1,130 more words

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Web 2.0 Blog Post One

This first assignment focused on getting to know what exactly blogs are and how they are being used today.  I chose to explore Erin Klein’s blog called Kleinspiration.   950 more words

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Donor's Choose Project - My Mom's Ears and My Dad's Nose: Heredity Stations

Please check out my Donor’s Choose project, here. It’s called My Mom’s Ears and My Dad’s Nose. I’m asking for resources on heredity for the 5th graders. 43 more words

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Google Apps Certification

Those of you who know me, know I have had the amazing opportunity to be working with Toronto-based LEARNstyle Ltd., as an Special Equipment Amount Trainer for the past year (Really?! 171 more words

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