Monthly Archives: April 2009


This whole economic crisis and change in government since the election has me thinking about education’s slow progress. Businesses are having to deal with change, and are being demanded on to make change quickly for the good of the economy … Continue reading

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Extra Time In School? If Done Right, I’m For It!

Note this is a crosspost from the In Practice Blog. David Warlick and others have jumped on Arne Duncan (who probably should be jumped on about a few things) about his statement that students should spend more time in school. … Continue reading

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Finalists For Superintendent of Schools

These are the finalists to become superintendent of schools in my school district. ●   Lawrence W. Fryer, Jr., currently Chief Operating Officer, Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland, previously Senior Managing Consultant, IBM Global Business Services. ●   Edmond T. Heatley,  … Continue reading

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Twitter Spam? Auto Follow? Is This An Issue For You?

I don’t want to make too much out of this, but just wonder how others see this. This has started out slow and has lately been much more prevalent. But in Twitter if I mention a company or group as … Continue reading

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Its Only Six Seconds!

We continue to work on our Reno Bike Project, project when we can. Just to review, we started this project in December, but various things have eaten away the time we would like to be spending on it … and … Continue reading

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Around the World With 80 Schools TV Coverage

NOTE: If you were sent here by the KOLO TV web site – Here is a link to my students’ blogs. We traveled up north to  Saskatchewan, Canada, today – via Skype, and besides the experience being documented in our … Continue reading

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