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Patrick Larkin
Works at Burlington Public Schools
Attended Assumption College
Lived in Mendon, MA
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I Am Right! A Follow-up To My Rant About Online Reading
The future of books (Photo credit: Johan Larsson ) On Monday, I posted some thoughts regarding an article from last week's Washington Post that was titled  Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say .   I was excited to s...
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A Rant On Reading Online vs. Reading Paper
ebook-vs-libros (Photo credit: melenita2012 ) About a week back the Washington Post ran an article titled  Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say .   Immediately, I saw a number of tweets from people touting the artic...
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Day 139 - Setting Up A Signature In Google Drive - John Vallerand, BHS Senior
This post originally appeared on the Burlington High School Help Desk Blog As part of Tuesday’s tech tip I have put together a Google Drive signature tutorial. This tutorial covers the step by step process of how to set up a signature in your mail account. ...
This post originally appeared on the Burlington High School Help Desk Blog As part of Tuesday’s tech tip I have put together a Google Drive signature tutorial. This tutorial covers the step by step process of how to set up ...
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Students Steal The Show At #NE1to1
This post first appeared on the Burlington Public Schools Blog We held our third annual New England 1:1 Summit at Marshall Simonds Middle School this past Saturday. Part of the summit was the first New England Student Showcase, a session that highlighted st...
This post first appeared on the Burlington Public Schools Blog We held our third annual New England 1:1 Summit at Marshall Simonds Middle School this past Saturday. Part of the summit was the first New England Student Showc...
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Day 136 - Students Steal The Show At #NE1to1
We held our third annual New England 1:1 Summit at Marshall Simonds Middle School this past Saturday. Part of the summit was the first New England Student Showcase, a session that highlighted student work from Burlington and other schools in the area.  As a...
We held our third annual New England 1:1 Summit at Marshall Simonds Middle School this past Saturday. Part of the summit was the first New England Student Showcase, a session that highlighted student work from Burlington and ...
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The students were the highlight of the event!  My favorite part was the look on one students face when I asked him "What would you do if you were told you had to go to a school without iPads next year?"   

It was clear how important a role that technology plays in his education.  
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How Staying Uncomfortable Is The Key To Success
This post first appeared on Edudemic Burlington students presenting at the recent New England 1:1 Summit  As we near the completion of our third year of being a 1:1 tablet school in Burlington, I continue to ponder what is the next step. Glancing in the rea...
This post first appeared on Edudemic Burlington students presenting at the recent New England 1:1 Summit  As we near the completion of our third year of being a 1:1 tablet school in Burlington, I continue to ponder what is th...
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Day 140 - Wood Frog Eggs and Life Cycles - Burlington Science Center
This post originally appeared on the Burlington Science Center Blog Every spring as the temperatures rise and the local water resources thaw, local wildlife starts to emerge and prepare for reproduction.  Amphibians travel to areas of the forect floor that ...
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Day 138 - When Tragedy Strikes Create Art - Christina Chang, BHS Art Department
This post was originally posted on Mrs. Chang's Blog on 4/23/13 What a week.... Hard to digest everything that happened. Many times I thought of you- my students, since we were on vacation I wanted many times to talk to you about how you were doing and dige...
This post was originally posted on Mrs. Chang's Blog on 4/23/13 What a week.... Hard to digest everything that happened. Many times I thought of you- my students, since we were on vacation I wanted many times to talk to you ...
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Day 136 - Students Steal The Show At #NE1to1
We held our third annual New England 1:1 Summit at Marshall Simonds Middle School this past Saturday. Part of the summit was the first New England Student Showcase, a session that highlighted student work from Burlington and other schools in the area.  As a...
We held our third annual New England 1:1 Summit at Marshall Simonds Middle School this past Saturday. Part of the summit was the first New England Student Showcase, a session that highlighted student work from Burlington and ...
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Day 135 - Architecture in Geometry - Michael Warren, Marshall Simonds 7th Grader
This post originally appeared on the Marshall Simonds Middle School Blog The Geometry in Architecture project assigned to the students of 7C was made to help students see geometry in real life buildings, work on finding surface area and volume, and to get t...
This post originally appeared on the Marshall Simonds Middle School Blog The Geometry in Architecture project assigned to the students of 7C was made to help students see geometry in real life buildings, work on finding s...
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Public School Administrator
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  • Burlington Public Schools
    Assistant Superintendent for Learning, 2012 - present
  • Burlington High School
    Principal, 2007 - 2012
  • Peabody High School
    Principal, 2004 - 2007
  • Nipmuc Regional High School
    Assistant Principal, 1998 - 2004
  • Nipmuc Regional High School
    English Teacher, 1996 - 1998
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Mendon, MA - Stratham, NH - Newburyport, MA - Rowley, MA
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Assistant Superintendent for Learning, Burlington Public Schools, Burlington, MA
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  • Assistant Superintendent for Learning - Burlington, MA
  • Former High School Principal (Burlington High)
  • Blogoholic
  • I love networking with other educators through social media to push my thinking.
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  • Assumption College
    English, 1985 - 1989
    Bachelor of Arts - English
  • Framingham State College
    Education, 1998 - 2000
    Master of Arts - Educational Leadership
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