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Edtech Trinity

Edtech tools will never replace teachers, but teachers who use edtech tools will replace those who don’t. There’s absolutely no denying that edtech tools are changing the teaching profession. As a result, I’ll argue that the edtech trinity in education must include time, training, and tool searching. As the edtech industry grows and becomes more advanced, every teacher will have the following…

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Personalized Learning Pilot: Equity in Education

Personalized learning allows for each student to learn at his or her own pace. It provides me the opportunity to target instruction and assessment. This model ensures equity in education.

Many of my middle school students have large academic achievement deficits. As a 2014 CityBridge Education Innovation Fellow, I want to give them personalized instruction via online instruction, such as…

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Why Precisely Do Teachers Leave High Poverty Schools? .

Recently, I participated in a 9 minute podcast, via BAM Radio Network, with host Larry Ferlazzo, an inner-city High School teacher. Mr. Paul Bruno, a middle…

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School Discipline: The U.S. vs. The Brits

Quality teaching and student learning cannot occur in a chaotic classroom. Organized chaos, i.e.…

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By far, this is the cutest audio clip I’ve heard in a while. Even though it’s illegal to call 911 for anything other than a life-threatening emergency, this little four-year old boy dials 911 because he needs help solving subtraction (“take away”)…

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Student Slang 102

As a follow-up to the first version, here are a few more slang words and phrases that students use…

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Social Studies isn’t English Language Arts’ Annoying Relative.

More and more, it seems that educational resources support two core courses: English Language Arts…

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Although NY State Senator George Latimer isn’t a professional educator by trade, his perspective, vis-à-vis CCSS implementation, is spot on! This video is definitely worth watching, a few times. You have to love how he “slaps” the table for added emphasis!

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DCPS IMPACT 3.0?

If DCPS is serious about investing in the 40 lowest performing schools, which I believe it is,…

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