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Jeff Piontek
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Middlebury College votes to cancel contract with K 12.

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"5 Lessons we can learn from China's Education system"
by Catherine Yan Wang, National Institute of Educational Sciences. China has redesigned its education system since embarking on opening up the country and engaging in reforms in the late 1970s. The journey of change started from an ethos of “Orientation Towards the Modernization, ...
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They just updated #iselle to a Level 1 hurricane warning.

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Active Systems. xml button Hurricane GENEVIEVE Advisory Number 39. Issued at 1100 AM HST WED AUG 06 2014. SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- Location: 13.5N 178.4W ABOUT 635 MI...1020 KM WSW OF JOHNSTON ISLAND ...
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Thanks so far just light rain and wind. Will keep it updated as the storm hits.

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Great video on "giving" and how we should treat each other. 
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Great commencement speech by Admiral of Special Forces....something to think about.
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Education and design thinking solutions for schools, businesses and legislators to help prepare them for the real world and beyond.
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    President/CEO, 2007 - present
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Educator and creativity expert, helping students and teachers design and implement programs that will prepare them for the real world, not of college or career, but of LIFE!!
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To become ruler of the world!!! But seriously, to make Hawaii the focus of the pacific rim with regard to Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. Working nationally and internationally to design Blended/Hybrid schools and programs and working with Legislators, Policy Makers and Government to create creative and innovative solutions for schools and businesses that will prepare our students for the global economy. 
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Worked nationally and internationally to bring education options to students, parents and teachers, always striving toward excellence.
Education
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
    PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, 2010 - 2013
  • Manhattan College
    Leadership and Organizational Development, 2000 - 2001
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
    Urban Multicultural Education, 1996 - 1998
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
    Biology/Minor in Mathematics, 1993 - 1996
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If You Do This, Your Emails Might Be Rude
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When we walk up to introduce ourselves to strangers, we intuitively follow basic cultural rules of politeness. Don’t launch into a monologue

Guest column: Understanding educational issues at Arizona Virtual Academy
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Last week the stock price for K12 Inc., a Virginia based, for-profit education corporation, plummeted almost 40 percent in a single day. Why

Tech-Savvy Classrooms
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outdated teaching methods keynote - Teacher Jeffrey Piontek’s outdated teaching methods keynote emphasizes one of the major concerns in clas

Push for Cell Phone Use in School Comes from Students
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A local Connecticut education board ponders student policy changes that would allow cell phone use in school.

Helicopter Managers: The Helping Hand Strikes Again
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We all know helicopter parents, who are always hovering overhead to make sure that their children are thriving. In one survey of 725 employe

Will · "When Test Scores Become a Commodity"
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"When Test Scores Become a Commodity" Teacher Jonathan Keiler from Maryland absolutely nails it in this essay in EdWeek: “ When student scor

Google Mobile
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Take Google with you. The Google products you know and love, designed to work best on Android phones and tablets. Start Now. Search the Web.

Is Your College Going Out of Business ?
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I've been getting a lot of questions from high school kids asking whether or not they should go to college. The answer is Yes.College is whe

The Conversation: Diane Ravitch - Smiley & West
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Former U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Diane Ravitch tells Smiley and West why she is now a fierce opponent of privatization within publi

Happy Holidays 2012
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Your donation will allow our technology and innovation lab to become a reality!!! Every dollar counts! Thanks for your love and support!

Why I Am Against For-Profit Public Schools | Practical Theory
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[This stems out of a conversation that happened on Facebook, and I want to capture the thoughts. And now that I've written this monster, I r

Why Steve Jobs Would Have Loved Digital Learning - Forbes
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In the wake of Steve Jobs’ passing, many wrote about the statements he made throughout his adult life about how to improve the U.S. educatio

Will · Teachers - Thank Goodness!
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Teachers - Thank Goodness! A couple of days ago, my friend Howard Blumenthal sent along this essay that his 86-year-old father wrote in resp

Apple will reportedly unveil iPad 3 in early March | Online Blended Scho...
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Company is preparing an event for the first week of March to unveil the next iPad, according to AllThingsD. Read this blog post by Roger Che