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Jeffrey Wardlaw
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Attended University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Thoughts on Thursday!

“Teachers don't just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills.” - Charles Platt
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Online Teaching Tips: Instructor Accessibility
(This is one article in a series offering tips for teaching online. The suggestions and ideas shared are based solely on my personal experience teaching online for many years, and not on any "hard" research.) Teaching online is different from teaching in a ...
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WOW! This!! Great stuff!
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Online Teaching Tips: The Online Syllabus
(This is one article in a series offering tips for teaching online. The suggestions and ideas shared are based solely on my personal experience teaching online for many years, and not on any "hard" research.) Having taught in both face-to-face and online en...
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"Every 10 seconds one person dies of #Diabetes"
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This TED talk is outstanding! Please take 12 minutes to watch this, particularly if you are in a leadership position, or aspire to hold one at some point in the future. Best TED talk I've seen in a long time.
 
"Great leaders would never sacrifice the people to save the numbers; they would sooner sacrifice the numbers to save the people."
What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.
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Really fascinating read about the founding of Elon Musk's SpaceX. 
SpaceX started with a plan to send mice to Mars. It got crazier from there.
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Online Teaching Tips: Document Everything!
(This is one article in a series offering tips for teaching online. The suggestions and ideas shared are based solely on my personal experience teaching online for many years, and not on any "hard" research.) I apologize in advance for this post. It is some...
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Teaching Online: "Getting Started" Email
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Online Teaching Tips: Separate Syllabus, Course Schedule, and Assignment Instructions
(This is one article in a series offering tips for teaching online. The suggestions and ideas shared are based solely on my personal experience teaching online for many years, and not on any "hard" research.) There is a school of thought in teaching (online...
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What a wonderful resource!
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This is what I walked into this morning! Great way to start the day!

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Royalty Free Music
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An amped up secret agent or pro wrestler theme with a thick wall of sound and a crazy drummer! You can download this in uncompressed format

Google Cultural Institute
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The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artifacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a v

Five False Claims About Homework
www.educationrethink.com

I believe that homework should be optional. I respect the desires of parents and students to have additional help if they really want it. Ho

14 Little-Known Ways Students Can Get More Out Of Google - Edudemic
www.edudemic.com

These days, so much of the research students do is of the online variety. There’s less time spent in the library, requesting materials, and

10 ways to avoid becoming obsolete...
www.justintarte.com

1). Eliminate the phrase 'that can't be done' from your vocabulary and replace it with 'let's figure out how we can make this work...' 2). S

Abolishing Awards Ceremonies and Honour Rolls
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St. Basil Elementary and Junior High School in Calgary has decided to end their year-end awards ceremony. Unfortunately, when stories about

7 Simple Google Tips To Search Like A Boss
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7 Simple Google Tips To Search Like A Boss

Video: “Kid President’s Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!” | Larry Ferl...
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Questioning Rigor
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Since rigor means: rig·or /ˈrigər/ Noun The quality of being extremely thorough, exhaustive, or accurate. Severity or strictness: “the full

Artificial Pancreas Set To Transform Treatment Of Diabetes
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Experts are working to create an artificial pancreas that will help reduce the complications of type 1 diabetes and significantly improve th

5 Transitions Great Leaders Make That Average Leaders Don't
www.forbes.com

The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft. While

How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wages war on public schools | Dangerous...
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Want to know how to wage war against public schools? The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's ongoing campaign provides us some pointers... 1. Decide

Boston Dynamics - BigDog Dynamic Robot Manipulation Testing [720p]
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BigDog handles heavy objects. The goal is to develop techniques for using the strength of the legs and torso to help power motions of the ar

Google Drive
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Access everywhere. Google Drive is everywhere you are—on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. So wherever you are, your stuff

Kids Don't Actually Hate That
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Kids don't hate math. Not even fractions. Ask them to divide a bag of candy among themselves and watch them tackle the problem. What they ha

Am I Still a Good Teacher? (Thoughts on Bad Test Scores)
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I received the e-mail on Monday morning. That's the beauty of data transparency. The whole district gets to find out how the sixth grade ELL

Cuts to education hurt our kids
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Class size doesn't matter unless you're one of too many kids or the only teacher. When people say class size doesn't matter, they are talkin

What do you see...?
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If you do bus duty in the morning do you see it as an opportunity to greet each and every student with a smile to ensure their day at school

Thirteen Ohio School Districts "Scrubbing" Low Scoring Students
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From CantonRep.com: Four more Ohio districts, including Canton City Schools, removed poor-performing students from their rolls, state Audito

Bubble Bursts for Pennsylvania Charter School Scores
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Ron Tomalis is Secretary of Education for Pennsylvania. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science, which makes him at least as qualif