Let’s Talk About Teen Read Week

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Teen Read Week starts today and this year’s theme is right up my alley: It’s Written in the Stars: READ.  During Teen Read Week, we need to encourage our teens to “hit the books” in a fun way.  So many times teens only read when it is required for school. Using this year’s theme, we … read more »


What’s the Buzz: Sustainable Development Goals

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August 19th is World Humanitarian Day.  It is a day designated by the United Nations to advocate for the safety and security of humanitarian aid workers, and for the survival, well-being, and dignity of people affected by crises.  Humanitarian aid workers may be conceptually difficult for some students to understand. It may also be hard … read more »


What’s the Buzz: Triple E Framework

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I first learned about the Triple E Framework through ISTE.  A new book, Learning First, Technology Second, was being published about a framework…my ears perked up.  The geeky tech coach that I am, collector of technology frameworks, was interested.  I had a chance to meet Liz Kolb, the author of the book and the primary … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Embracing Your Geekness

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July 13th is “Embrace your Geekness” day.  I just found out, and I’m very excited! If you were called a “geek”  in the late 20th century, it meant that you were smart and tech-savvy. Today if you are a “geek” it means that you are an expert or well-informed enthusiast of almost any distinct social … read more »