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Implementing a Paradigm Shift

Educators who have been involved in a Professional Learning Community (PLC), Personal Learning Network (PLN), a conference or a course, may claim to have experienced a paradigm shift. 680 more words


Does class size really matter?

Class size is frequently a topic for discussion by administrators and teachers. Even when we end up in a school that has lower class size averages compared to other schools, the class size issue does not always appear to go away; we perhaps do not recognize it when conditions are good. 591 more words


Tech, Tech, and More Tech

Each school year, as I begin planning my days and units I am amazed at the changes and progression of technology. Last year, I was excited to use iPads, really focus on blogging with my students, and begin our Twitter classroom account. 194 more words

Career Long Learners

School Transitions - Kings and Queens reduced to Pawns

Leaders become followers: I spent last week visiting and discussing a range of schools in New Zealand from early childhood (ages 2-4) to high school. 502 more words


Probability and Statistics - Using a sample to generalize about a population

“Three out of four people prefer Brand X toothpaste.” We hear these claims all the time. How did these claims come about? Was every single person in the world asked about the brand they prefer? 100 more words


5 Tips For Better Sleep

I have been considering recently the amount of time I spend in front of a screen at night time and how this might negatively impact my sleep. 407 more words


Can WE do it? Heroes, Inspirations, and the REAL World Changers

Last week I had the pleasure of spending my evening with a group of middle/high school students from Asbury Park, NJ, through the program WAGE (Women Advocating for Girl’s Education). 654 more words