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Seven Things I Learned Living in Princeton I bet YOU Don't know...

1- Van Gogh Painted a Stagecoach!
Wait, that’s not quite right. He painted a painting with a stagecoach in it. I have no idea whether the stagecoach itself was also painted by Van Gogh, but you get the idea. 594 more words


Texting Discussion

Celly is a resource I investigated recently when a teacher asked if there was a way to have her students use their cell phones to text messages to a class discussion. 331 more words

Resource Highlight

Getting ALL our students to participate in the classroom

This summer the entire HSE administrative staff participated in a 2 day workshop titled “Undoing Racism.”  For two days all of the central office administrators, principals, assistant principals, and deans sat in a large circle talking about some pretty heavy topics.  367 more words


Making the most of your conference - Twitter and the Tweetstream

By Kay Oddone.

Conferences are exciting – groups of like-minded professionals, gathered together to network and hear experts share their wisdom, sometimes in far-away locales and always with too much food. 1,529 more words

21st Century Literacies And Skills

Today's Meet Teacher Tools, worth the upgrade?

First of all, allow me to apologize for the delay in posting. School has started, and I need to figure out a workable schedule for blogging, teaching, and preparing lessons. 684 more words

Educational Technology

The 'Quasi-Celebrity' Gene Editing Pioneer

The controversial genome editing technique Crispr-Cas9 has sparked some fascinating recent deep-dives, including Backchannel’s “Editing the Software of Life, for Fame and Fortune” in June, and Wired’s July cover story “ 236 more words


Why Twitter?

I have the pleasure to share how to use Twitter with several of my principal colleagues this week as we prepare to welcome our students and staffs back to school. 137 more words