Monthly Archives: October 2009

As many as 1,000 parents, teachers unleash frustration at Palm Beach County School Board meeting

Was originally made aware of this by teacher Lee Kolbert over Twitter. She was monitoring the meeting and sending out numerous updates. From the Palm Beach Post: As many as 1,000 parents, teachers unleash frustration at Palm Beach County School … Continue reading

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To IWB, Or Not IWB? That Is The Question

This is one of those posts that started out as a comment on someone else’s blog. Namely Wes Fryer’s post: “No, just having IWB’s does not make learning engaging” (IWB = Interactive Whiteboard) ActivBoard, Smartboard, Mimio, TeamBoard, Starboard, and others. … Continue reading

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My ISTE 2010 Conference Keynote Topic Suggestion: Teacher(s) In The Trenches

Teacher(s) In The Trenches What is missing from too many education conferences are examples of teachers who effectively accomplish exactly what the conference is promoting. Teachers and administrators just might connect with a teacher or teachers sharing effective pedagogy using … Continue reading

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Loma Prieta Earthquake 20th Anniversary

20 years ago today I was living with my wife of all of 2 months in the San Francisco Bay Area. I had just gotten home from school and settled on the couch to watch the Giants / A’s World … Continue reading

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