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Online Courses: Foreign languages and more

I have just found a web with a variety of online courses that you can do for free and at your own pace. If you click on the following link on… 62 more words


I've got a new fav. It's called Timeline and it's awesome

It seems like I have a new favorite of some kind pretty much every week. And so, yes, today I have a new favorite game. I found it at the  705 more words


Data Backs Our SEL Movement!

Summer 2015 has been a good season for Social and Emotional Learning on our local district level. We’ve been busy with curriculum writing, collaborating to put on an awesome… 586 more words


As we gear up for a new school year, I find this post is helpful to me, as an educator AND as a parent...

There is no denying, in the world of a 24 hour news cycle and social media opinions everywhere, that the ability to doubt one’s own parenting skills is never ending. 129 more words


Are you talking to me?

Are you talking to me?

by Duane Sharrock

Modeling and embodying desired behaviors are each important, commonly called “walking the talk”, but even in the “walking”, you can’t forget to, at least occasionally, talk. 1,752 more words

Connected Educator

Invent Anything

As someone who has spent a lifetime in education, I’m always on the lookout for free or cheap ways to do cool stuff in classrooms. Whenever a new idea comes out, I always try to find ways to lower costs or to get the latest fad for free. 317 more words


The Hard Truths of Leadership

The following reflections are a compilation of reflections by Bethany Hill and myself.

When you think about it, teams are actually everywhere. And I’m not necessarily referring to the typical sports teams that dominate the American consciousness when the concept of a team is discussed. 1,346 more words