Monthly Archives: May 2013

Active PD

Generating genuine change in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Leslie Kerner At my company, we believe effective professional development is something you do, not something you get. In 2011, that dynamic was at the essence of a Delaware program. … Continue reading

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Teacher Heroes

Early echoes of avatars, storylines and level-based achievement. GUEST COLUMN | by John Hammer In grade school, I struggled with the English language. I struggled with keeping specific sounds associated with specific letters and I struggled with reading and writing … Continue reading

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Go, Girl!

Technovation Challenge inspires pursuit of science, technology, engineering and math. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Tara Chklovski wants girls to have the confidence that they can innovate and create. “And, in this context, it all starts with looking at the … Continue reading

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Twitter Hire

My social media marketing experiment and what it means for education. CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis A few months, ago I was trolling Twitter like I used to do only occasionally. You see, there was talk in February in … Continue reading

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You Got Game?

Engaging elementary students to reinforce learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Beth Holland Managing an elementary classroom or a caseload of students takes equal parts skill, creativity, and patience. With a shortage of time—and sometimes resources—educators often have to sacrifice creativity … Continue reading

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