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Technology, Student Voice, and Shining a Light

IN CLOSE WITH | Andy Plemmons As a media specialist at David C. Barrow Elementary in Athens, GA, Andy Plemmons is focused on giving students a voice. Here, he talks about the technology and pedagogy he uses to inspire those … Continue reading

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Making a Choice

Concerned parents take a fresh new idea and make it work for others. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero In 2010, Jinal Jhaveri and his wife, Forum Desai, set out to enroll their daughter in pre-school in the San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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Advancing Literacy

Upgrading an ancient experience to bring boundless benefits to millions of people.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero One of the founding directors of Teach for America, Matt Bardin (pictured) is as dedicated to literacy as they come. A graduate of … Continue reading

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Everything is a Learning Opportunity

IN CLOSE WITH | Brenda Betancourt  Principal of Kenneth White Junior High in the Mission CISD in Mission, Texas, Brenda K. Betancourt is a dedicated and passionate educator who worked her way up the ranks but has been a successful educator … Continue reading

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Teach, Love, and Learn!

IN CLOSE WITH | Katie Gutowski An ELA/ELL Specialist for the Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware, Katie Gutowski shares her personal insight about being an educational leader and the current and future state of education technology in the classroom. … Continue reading

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