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Transformation is Not About Technology but About Being Able to Tell A Story

This post started out as a Facebook post and morphed into something a little bigger as I was pecking away in my car before heading to a workshop this morning. I got home last night from our Ignite Dinner Series … Continue reading

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26 More Videos that Sparked Genius Hour Thinking, Collaboration, and Actions in Our Class

In my classroom over the last few years I’ve shown many Youtube videos to inspire resiliency, grit, hope, and discussion prior to guiding them in the creation of their inquiry questions about their passions and wonders during our weekly Genius … Continue reading

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Sharing… Obvious to You. Amazing to Others

I am nervous and excited about my first day tomorrow.  As a new school year starts I am reminded about the brilliance of the students, teachers, and families around me.  I encourage you all to share your obvious with the … Continue reading

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23 Videos That Sparked Genius Hour Thinking, Collaboration, and Actions

In our classroom this year my colleague Gallit Zvi and I used many youtube videos to inspire resiliency, grit, and hope in our students prior to guiding them in formulating their inquiry questions about their passions and wonders during our … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad — Still Learning from You

I’ve felt compelled share a bit of my Dad’s story since I read George Couros blog about his Dad.  A lot of who I am today as a father, husband, son, brother, friend, and educator were born in the loud … Continue reading

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Share it Maybe? – Share it and Choose2Matter!

It is has been a while since my family and I first watched the video below. With a 3 year-old and a 19 month old at home you can imagine how much of a hit seeing Cookie monster singing would … Continue reading

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1 More Fun Lane to Travel In

This post is inspired by Karen Lirenman (@lirenmanlearns). Her post “Why I Blog” was noted in this tweet I came across: I respect Karen tremendously and was intrigued about what was powerful enough to be said in so few words. … Continue reading

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