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Working with 3rd to 7th grade teachers at Buckeye Union in CA ahead of their Chromebook initiatives this year. It's great to get out and experience the learning in-person once and a while!
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Very cool segment on EdTech from Edgadget. Great to see Milpitas Unified and Chromebooks featured at 21:18! +Chin Song 
It's time to rethink the way our children learn. It's all a bit overwhelming, attempting to restructure the age-old classroom model, particularly in a
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Great product placement. Richard Culatta from the Dept. of Ed has an iMac on his desk (57:10). #justsayin
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Happy 4th San Francisco!
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Of the hundreds of reasons to bring the web and Chromebooks into the classroom, here's 30 fantastic ones! Let me know if you have other favorites.
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Thanks +Tom Gierke You inspire me everyday! :) 
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Very cool segment on EdTech from Edgadget. Great to see Milpitas Unified and Chromebooks featured at 21:18! +Chin Song 
It's time to rethink the way our children learn. It's all a bit overwhelming, attempting to restructure the age-old classroom model, particularly in a
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Check out the new digs!!! Just in time for ISTE! 
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A great friend of mine is involved with the Perry Initiative which  is sponsoring some very cool programs this summer for young women interested in Engineering and Orthopaedics. If you know of students that might be interested, please encourage them to apply! 

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The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments.

We are now seeking applicants for our Northern California programs. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering.  Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of the city-specific application deadline. (San Francisco - July 2; Sacramento - July 5; Palo Alto - July 7)
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