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Reinventing A Secondary Program From The Ground Up by +Melissa Strong on the +Getting Smart blog. #worldlang   #caedchat   #dtk12chat   #isedchat  
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The Los Angeles #gafesummit  hosted by the Harvard-Westlake School MS campus (near UCLA) on Apr. 9-10 is quickly approaching! See the link below for registration and other important information, and we hope to see you there!
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Reflections on #designthinking  from #SXSWedu . #dtk12chat   #innovation   #leadership   #edimprov  
By Moss Pike - At SXSWedu educators embraced possibilities and new thinking that entrepreneurs can take on more of a design mindset.
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What do people look for in a PD conference? Reflections on survey data and our #caedchat  discussion on conferences. +Karl Lindgren-Streicher +john stevens  #dtk12chat  
It's no secret that the majority of PD conferences for educators tend to follow a "one size fits all" model that tries to make everyone happy. While fun, these conferences aren't always the best use of educator time and money...
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Thanks for this. I wasn't able to join in #caedchat, but now I have an overview of what people said in the survey. Very interesting.
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The Harvard-Westlake Middle School will be hosting a Google Apps for Education Summit on Apr. 9-10, and we'll soon announce details for a GEG SoCal social before the summit. ca.gafesummit.com/la   #losangeles   #gafesummit  
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The caldarium in a Roman bath Last year, as our school began its 1:1 BYOL program in the 7th grade, I had the opportunity to redesign our Latin IA course to incorporate technology within the Latin program. In doing so, I rede...
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A fascinating collection of maps and collection of data. #geography 
The majority of these come from Reddit's MapPorn, a great resource for anyone who finds themselves a bit lost (and wants to continue to waste time).
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I am very excited to be on the board for the Beacon School for Boys, opening in fall 2016. And I'm eagerly looking forward to sharing our plan with other educators, so be sure to ask me about it!. #isedchat   #indyschool  
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Goldstein's The Teacher Wars sounds fantastic. Has anyone read it? Any interest in a discussion? #caedchat   #isedchat   #slowchated   #eduread15  
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Great discussion this week; thanks for all the great ideas! Storify digest here: storify.com/mosspike/let-s-design-a-school-slowchated #slowchatED  
Crossposted at SlowchatED. If you enjoy Twitter conversations on education and you're not yet familiar with #slowchatED, I highly recommend having a look. Rather than juggling questions and answers at the breakneck pace of ma...
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Let’s build a school on #slowchatED next week. I'm very interested to share thoughts with others on school design and see what we can accomplish by the end of the week. #dtk12chat #caedchat #isedchat 
Crossposted at SlowchatED. If you enjoy Twitter conversations on education and you're not yet familiar with #slowchatED, I highly recommend having a look. Rather than juggling questions and answers at the breakneck pace of ma...
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+Shannon Tabaldo - LMU Of course! The more ideas we get in the discussion, the richer it'll be. Feel free to have them reflect on any (or all!) of the questions as they're able. Would love to hear their feedback!
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Screencaptures from #Minecraft  project on #Roman   #architecture . Our kids build all these structures, before giving tours of them. More details here: goo.gl/4dqyLE  #MinecraftEDU  
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Thanks, +Michael Jaber; I agree completely and can't wait to expand on this kind of work with our kids!
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
    PhD in Indo-European Studies, 2003 - 2011
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    MA in Classics, 2001 - 2003
  • Cornell University
    BS in Applied and Engineering Physics, 1995 - 1999
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I teach Latin at the Harvard-Westlake School, while working with the Greek and Latin languages and pedagogy.

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  • Harvard-Westlake School
    World Languages Dept., 2008 - present
  • UCLA Classics Dept.
    TA/TF/TAC, 2003 - 2008
  • Lockheed Martin M&DS
    Associate Software Engineer (Cornell Co-op), 1997 - 1998
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Las Vegas, NV - Ithaca, NY - Norristown, PA
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101 Learning Leaders at #iNACOL14
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By Getting Smart Staff - Here’s our list of 101 interesting people we met at #iNACOL14 who you should know.

Elevate and Empower
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New paper explores the potential of world language educators leading the shift to school and district-wide blended, competency-based, deeper

An Epic Quest Coming Soon: The L.A. Odyssey Project
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From the Library Foundation's Fifth & Flower blog: "Almost every reader has some kinship with the archetypal characters and situations thatT

Making Sense of Data - Course
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Making Sense of Data. Do you work with surveys, demographic information, evaluation data, test scores, or observation data? Are you interest

Do You Struggle With These False Beliefs About Success?
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Success can be a catch word for anything resembling doing better than you did previously. And, as a general statement, that’s accurate. But

What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like: Hear a Reconstruction That is ‘10...
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So what did Greek music sound like? Here you can listen to David Creese, a classicist from the University of Newcastle, playing

At Harvard-Westlake School, some wonder whether standards are too high
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Harvard-Westlake, a private school for L.A.'s business and entertainment elite, is striving to make its push for excellence less suffocating

DTK12chat
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a weekly conversation about design thinking in K12 education

Buenas Dias, Bonjour, Hello - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - Ble...
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“The Next Generation of World Language Learning” discusses the opportunities that blended learning creates to improve the numbers of student

Gladwell's David and Goliath and Design Thinking
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Malcolm Gladwell's new book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants discusses perceived advantages and disadva

Infographic: Next-Gen World Language Learning - Getting Smart by Getting...
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"Blended learning programs that incorporate proven educational software such as Rosetta Stone increase access and also address issues of cos

Mindfulness: When Focus Means Single-Tasking
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Alexander Graham Bell, noting how the sun’s rays ignite paper only when focused in one place, advised, “Concentrate all your thoughts upon t

Three Must-Haves for Team Creativity
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What can a manager do to optimize team creativity? And what do they do commonly that squelches it? I spoke with Harvard’s Teresa Amabile for

LISTEN: Is This How Our Ancestors Sounded?
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What did our ancient ancestors sound like? Between approximately 4,500 and 2,500 B.C, the ancestors of much of Europe and Asia once spoke th

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GDrives provides a short, tiny URL (alias) for the free Google Drive Site Publishing web hosting, with masking and deep linking. Shorten tha

Why you should learn a dead language
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Learning a dead language might not be as useless as it sounds

Accent Grid
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Easy access to accented letters and other special characters.