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Iowa at ISTE

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to this blog via e-mail or my RSS feed. I also am on...
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#educolor – The most important hashtag you’re probably not following

Two years ago this fall, Jose Vilson launched EduColor. It’s a website, it’s a hashtag, it’s...
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Cuneiform, anyone?

Louisiana just passed a law mandating that all students learn cursive in grades 3 through 12....
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Congratulations, we killed kindergarten

Apparently between 1998 and 2010 we killed kindergarten. Lots more testing. Much less music and...
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Are our definitions of ‘college readiness’ too high?

David Freedman said: The College Board has suggested a “college readiness benchmark” that...
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7th grade genius hour at Cascade Middle School

Dave Winters sent me a very nice message today thanking me for my TEDxDesMoines talk,...
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Digital Leadership Daily now has over 1,000 subscribers

I’m pleased to note that Digital Leadership Daily is now reaching over 1,000 daily subscribers...
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Getting children excited to stand in line

The Hechinger Report profiled a teacher who uses the Class Dojo behavior modification software to...
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Innovation academies help build shared understanding, capacity, and commitment

This year I’ve had the incredible privilege of working with the Johnston (IA), Emmetsburg (IA),...
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What we choose not to do matters

Seth Godin said: most of the stuff that goes wrong, much of the organizational breakdown, the...
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