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Michael Soskil
Works at Wallenpaupack Area School District
Attended University of Scranton
Lives in Newfoundland, PA
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Some of the world's most recognized educators and teacher leaders will discuss teacher leadership and how we can create the environments we need to empower teachers. 

Panelists include: 
Naomi Volain - Presidential Award winning science teacher & 2015 Global Teacher Prize Top-10 Finalist

Glenn Robbins - 2016 NASSP Digital Principal of the Year

Melissa Morris - Grammy Music Award Winner and GTP Finalist

Mark Reid - 2013 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year and GTP Finalist

Mairi Cooper - 2015 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year

Jelmer Evers - Author "Flip the System", Two time GTP Finalist
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5 Takeaways from the 2016 Global Education and Skills Forum
It's been a week now since I was sitting on stage waiting for Pope Francis to announce the winner of the Global Teacher Prize. Looking back, my whole experience in Dubai at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) and the Varkey Teacher Ambassador Summi...
It's been a week now since I was sitting on stage waiting for Pope Francis to announce the winner of the Global Teacher Prize. Looking back, my whole experience in Dubai at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) and the...
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Global Teacher Prize Trip Report - Storms, Spices, and Spectacular Conversations
What a day! It seems like weeks ago that I woke up this morning at the Hilton Garden Inn, had a nice quiet breakfast by myself, and took a taxi to Atlantis to check in.  My taxi driver was a Pakistani, and we had an amazing conversation about cultural diffe...
What a day! It seems like weeks ago that I woke up this morning at the Hilton Garden Inn, had a nice quiet breakfast by myself, and took a taxi to Atlantis to check in. My taxi driver was a Pakistani, and we had an amazing c...
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Global Teacher Prize Trip Report – Departure Day!
Wheels up for Dubai! I’m writing this post from somewhere
between 36,000 and 41,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. Trying to make
sure my students get what they need, presenting at PETE&C, media requests
since being...
Wheels up for Dubai! I’m writing this post from somewhere between 36,000 and 41,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. Trying to make sure my students get what they need, presenting at...
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My Heart is Happy
This is the third post in a series where I am documenting my experiences as a Top 10 Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize .  To read the other posts, click here .  The last 48 hours have been a whirlwind of teaching and interviews, but there is one story t...
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LOVE this video about our Distance Teaching Project with +livingstone kegode and +Cheery Centre from PSEA. 
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Leave Time for Serendipity
Today, my 4th grade students were supposed to analyze data from NASA's Climate Change website . I wanted them to look at real data and to have conversations about what it meant. I wanted them to draw conclusions and make predictions. That's what today's sci...
Today, my 4th grade students were supposed to analyze data from NASA's Climate Change website. I wanted them to look at real data and to have conversations about what it meant. I wanted them to draw conclusions and make predi...
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Global Teacher Prize Trip Report - VTA Summit Day 1
I was so tired last night that I couldn't bring myself to write this trip report before bed. It didn't much matter because I had a tough time turning my mind off and sleeping after a day of incredible conversations, but at least I was laying quietly in a da...
I was so tired last night that I couldn't bring myself to write this trip report before bed. It didn't much matter because I had a tough time turning my mind off and sleeping after a day of incredible conversations, but at le...
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FEMINIST...!!! for change the world....it is your courage time...

THE MAGICAL WORDS .....for CHANGE THE WORLD......2016 - FEMiNiST...YEAR..!!

YES.....!!!.....I AM FEMINIST.....and what....??

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2016......F....E....M....i....N....i....S....T.....YEAR....!! ....now is the time...you can do it....THE LIFE.....and ....YOU...!! this is the theme

....i am......f.e.m.i.n.i.s.t.....!! for " Change The World "
write,speak,share,spread the Word,make your own proposal,involved your work community,spread the Word and make poesy,with this Project.....of The United Nations ( U.N ) & UN WOMEN.
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..you can change the world too, ...be expeditive,be creative,be corageous,be altruist, be you....!!
Thanks for your interested , and many thanks for your contribution to a bertter world, thanks for your creativity, for your intellegence and for your courage....thanks in my name , in the name of all iinvolved at this absurd, uthopic and fascinant project, thanks in the name of United Nations ( U.N. ) , and many thanks in the name of millions womens,girls and childs arround the world, you are an inspiration and example for us , and for them....
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You have a power, and this is well , but is a responsability too, the responsability of export your knowledges, creativity, intelligence, sensibility,empathy and resources at all you can trough an altruist way.
The United Nations ( U.N. ) & UN WOMEN ; " Change The World Programme "
IT IS WOMAN...S.T.U.P.Y.D.S,..!! Not is economy,policy,religions,finance world,culture,education,arts,science,love,sex or fall in love.
WOMEN WORLDWIDE SPRING REVOLUTION 2016 ; The last humanity re-evolution for change world and STOP stupyds MEN wars,MEN econony, MEN policies, MEN religions, MEN education, MEN culture, MEN science, MEN communication, MEN journalism, MEN sports, MEN sense life, MEN relationships, MEN bussines, MEN press, MEN love, MEN sex and MEN fall in love.
I AM...........F.E.M.i.N.i.S.T......!!! UN WOMEN world campaign....
Kiss of love , or french kiss for the true way of relation ourself, others, world, espiritual,earth, space, love, sex or fall in love.
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you can do it , only make it with passion, emotion,with soul....be expeditive, genuine, original, , dont make it the belive or think, try to translate how you sense, , let your mind free, and make it with tears, with fun, with sense, with horror, with happy.....be you.....and the theme is " Change World " or THE LIFE.....AND ......YOU .
Change world is an attitude, not is laws, not is norms, not is policy, change world is an fall in love sense, not light or cursi sense.and the first is STOP wars, human traffick, ablacttion, rapes, killied womans, girls and childs,prostituion, and all of the MENS make at womens in all cultures, not is policy,culture,race,democrazy,education,...and all mens arround the world are guilty for make it , for silence, and for cowardice, and all we are guiltys, and in the name of all mens , i am sorry at all women i know, and all womens dont know, and now is possible start change world.
Millions womens , girls and childs arround the world are look you, and are waiting for your courage, be them voice....
remenber your old bravery....spread the world ...and maie poesy...
Now is the time, the new age is coming, the age of womens sense, the new woman, the iwomen.......now it the time for change this crazy realtion.....smile and fight for the new future.......cowardice not is an option way of life....of sense , of love of work....
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Global Teacher Prize Trip Report – Dubai - Day 1
With the long flight and the time change, I’m not quite sure
where yesterday ended and today began, so I’ll pick up where I left off with
yesterday’s post. The flight was great. All of the things that I had heard
about Emirates being a great airline were tr...
With the long flight and the time change, I’m not quite sure where yesterday ended and today began, so I’ll pick up where I left off with yesterday’s post. The flight was great. All of the things that I had heard about Emi...
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Thank You, Wondergrove Kids!
Wondergrove Kids is an incredible education initiative that helps young students in primary grades develop the skills they need to be successful. One of the most amazing things that Wondergrove does is live Skype calls in which Maria, a 7 year old animated ...
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5th Grade Teacher / Head Teacher
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  • Wallenpaupack Area School District
    Head Teacher, 1998 - present
  • Sequoia Charter School
    Teacher, 1997 - 1998
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Elmont, NY - Scranton, PA - Phoenix, AZ
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Teacher. Empowering students and teachers to change the world. Top 10 Finalist for 2016 Global Teacher Prize, the Nobel Prize of Education. 2012 PAEMST recipient. EdTech Chat 'n Chew Podcast co-host, Organizer for EdCamp NEPA and ECET2NJPA
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  • University of Scranton
    BS Elementary Education
  • University of Scranton
    MS Educational Administration K-12
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