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Anyone Home Here?

So … where the heck have I been? Why no posts here in almost 4 months??? Well it hasn’t been for a lack of wanting to. Along with “issues” at my school that have something to do with “school reform” … Continue reading

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When It Rains It Pours

Just a quick post before I’m off for New York. I’ve been contacted by NBC and they have asked me to stay a few days longer in New York after the New York Times Schools For Tomorrow conference to be … Continue reading

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My Comment on the Education Nation Blog

I left a comment on the “Education Nation Blog” post written by John Deasy, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Just thought I’d post it here tonight as well: Supt. Deasy – Nice job tonight, don’t agree … Continue reading

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Sooo … What Happened?

My 5th grade class sent up a high altitude balloon … well actually, Dr. Eric Wang from the University of Nevada, Reno, Mechanical Engineering Department and the NevadaSat program sent up a high altitude balloon from our playground with 2 … Continue reading

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What Do You Think Will Happen?

If you are a teacher here is a simple science / blogging project your students (or just you) can participate in. If you are NOT a teacher, participate yourself (it’s simple) or have your own children participate. We are sending … Continue reading

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Link To High Hopes 2 Project

If you ended up here to leave your “High Hope” for the world to go up over 100,000 feet on a high altitude balloon. CLICK HERE. To see video of last year’s launch CLICK HERE. (note this video is yet … Continue reading

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On My Way – NASA Tweetup/sts-134-launch

I’m writing quickly from the airport in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m soon to catch the second in a trilogy of flights that will end in Orlando, Florida, at 6:00am Thursday morning (how much sleep will I get???), and from … Continue reading

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High Hopes Balloon Project 2

Next Wednesday, May 4, 2011, my students will be part of a 3 balloon launch from 2 elementary schools. The photo above was taken from about 107,000 feet a year ago during our last launch. Like last year, along with … Continue reading

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My Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch Adventure UPDATE

Not that I didn’t know what I was getting into. I mean everyone, um … most people, uh … many of us know that any kind of space mission is at the mercy of the weather, technical issues, and more – and … Continue reading

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Repost of TEDxDenverED

I’ve had a flurry of requests … well um …  several (3) readers that suggested I post a link to my TEDxDenverEd Talk Last summer – so here it is:

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