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Jason Bletzinger
Works at Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation
Attends Capella University
Lives in Bloomington, IN
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Enjoying a great Saturday night game! #badgers +Wisconsin Badgers
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@jfbletzinger: Celebrating a 500+ mile year with +Kara Bletzinger and our Kennekuk Road Runner friends. http://t.co/hP3PUSm7ws
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That's a lotta miles...
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So thankful for the weekly homecoming message from my family! I am a lucky man! +Kara Bletzinger +*
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I meant to tell you last weekend. Happy Birthday! We were busy both days with Devyan and family time. 
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Indiana has changed their state bird to the penguin. That's cold!
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At least it is a noble bird in formal attire, instead of the turkeys in other states. 
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Overarching engagement strategies that can be applied across content areas.
 
Planning for Engagement: 6 Strategies for the Year: http://bit.ly/164D9XZ.

Thanks for the image, +Free Technology for Teachers !

#Teaching   #Engagement   #EdChat   #Planning   #Wednesday   #wednesdaywisdom  
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Great resources for developing critical thinking via +Edutopia
 
Learn these 10 takeaway tips to develop and assess critical-thinking skills: http://bit.ly/17xmGwv.

#criticalthinking   #teaching   #teachingandlearning   #criticalthinkingskills   #Wednesday   #wednesdaywisdom   #CommonCore  
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Post-race group selfie at the @500festival #IndyMini  
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Math & Science Night at Edgewood Primary was a great experience for learners of all ages!
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Can't wait to be a parent of a student at EPS next year 
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Indiana released a draft version of new content standards for English/language arts and math that would replace the Common Core.
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Great resource outlining ways parents can help the reading process at home. How can parents create a culture for literacy at home?
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Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Google+ friends! Hope everyone enjoys their day with family and friends.
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Direct feedback to teachers through reflective questions can be a powerful tool in changing instructional behavior.
Until several years ago, I had a hard time confronting my subordinates with direct, straight-up critical feedback. I didn't want the awkwardness I thought would come from telling someone he wasn't do
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  • Capella University
    Doctoral Candidate, Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, 2012 - present
  • Eastern Illinois University
    Ed.S., Educational Administration, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Illinois
    Ed.M., Educational Administration, 1999 - 2001
  • Illinois State University
    B.S.Ed., Specialized Educational Development, 1994 - 1997
  • Miami University
    B.S.Ed., Specialized Educational Development, 1992 - 1994
  • Culver Military Academy
    High School, 1990 - 1992
  • Maine Township High School South
    High School, 1988 - 1990
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Husband, Father of Two, Educator, and a Leader/Learner of Professional Learning Communities.
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I am a husband and a father of two children. I work as an Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction at Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation (IN). I am very interested in Professional Learning Communities and their overall impact on school improvement and student achievement.
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2013 Central Illinois Business Magazine Forty Under 40 Award Recipient
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Assistant Superintendent
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Professional Learning Communities; Educational Research; Curriculum & Instruction
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  • Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation
    Assistant Superintendent, 2013 - present
  • Danville Community Consolidated School District 118
    Building-level Administrator, 2003 - 2013
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Bloomington, IN
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Danville, IL - Park Ridge, IL - Champaign, IL - Urbana, IL - Barrington, IL - Normal, IL - Culver, IN - Oxford, OH
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