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sam reed
Works at Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Attended Temple University
Lives in Philadelphia, PA 19151
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So proud to teach students at the U School to Read, Write and Make sense of the world.
Can schools that enroll students of all skill levels use the same methods as more academically selective programs? In the second half of our report on Philadelphia’s public schools, special correspondent for education John Merrow reports on the city’s U School, a neighborhood school that’s copying the project-based learning curriculum of some of the city’s more exclusive charter schools. Continue reading →
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New eBook on +Mozilla Open Badges, "What Counts As Learning," shows how badge systems might impact learning, assessment, and opportunities for lifelong learners. http://dmlhub.net/publications/what-counts-learning
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What do you hear as these photos dialogue? #photography   #postaday   #dialogue   #story   #image   #clmooc  
I've been thinking a lot about reading images and the stories held and told...both with and without words.  This week at the Daily Post, the weekly photo challenge is titled Dialogue--with an invit...
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Im going to check this out
 
4 Reasons to Teach Students the Research Process with Google Drive!

I've worked with several grade levels over the past couple years during their research projects, and I've found that Google Drive can be extremely helpful to students during the research process. Here are my reasons why!

#GAFE   #GoogleApps   #GoogleDrive   #EdTech  
4 Reasons to Teach Your Students the Research Process with Google Drive Show your students the power of Google Drive while conducting research! Teaching students how to effectively use the Research Process while also foc...
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I will check it out  as well.My PDP is on digital writing this year!
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I will be on the airwaves @90WURD#onWURD Radio this Friday at 5:30 PM with Pheralyn Dove talking about #BoysWriteNow and #GirlsOnFire , Art and Writing Workshop series, supported by Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and 2014 BMe. award.

I will also talk about innovative "Solutions to the Education Crisis"  in #PhlEd. Join the conversation. http://900amwurd.com/schedules/friday/
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any archived links to share?
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New from ‪#‎TheStorybook‬! How love, grit, zest, self-control, and curiosity are powering kid creativity in East LA! 'Love is Power at KIPP: Iluminar'. Please share! http://bit.ly/1kl7POf
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On a stifling hot day in East Los Angeles, Mara Bond walks us through the maze of classrooms that make up KIPP: Iluminar Academy. Her blonde hair is swept into a loose ponytail. She's eager for us to step inside. We first enter a classroom where kids are huddled around their teacher on the edge ...
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A Love Supreme!
A Love Supreme: Reflections on Why We Continue to Teach | contains a sample of “Acknowledgement” from John Coltrane's A Love Supreme. Originally recorded December 9th, 1964. © 1964 MCA Records, Inc. Over the Summer of 2014, we launched a meetup of self-identified Black male educators hosted at ...
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Philly Teachers apply for grant and get your friends and networks to vote for you.
Philadelphia Teacher Convening Grants Apply for grant and get your friends and network to vote for you! Looking to expand your...
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Mpho my son's vegetable garden sharing... What a nice treat to share.
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is that rubarb?
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Response to School Redesign plans... Something worth reading...
This month, the School District greeted us with its latest glossy initiative for school transformation – The School Redesign Initiative.  On the surface, it sounds well-enough-intentioned: have teams of educators and communit...
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Here is my personal five photo story about my Parkinson's diagnosis.  I experienced disbelief, questioning, prayer, depression and finally acceptance.
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My passion includes arts in education, media literacy and understanding youth culture. For over 10 years I have served as an innovative educator, supporting students, parents and teachers locally and nationally and internationally using literacy and social studies across content areas.
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  • Temple University
    M ed, 1996 - 1998
  • Clark Atlanta University
    MBA Marketing, 1986 - 1988
  • Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
    Computer & Information Science, 1981 - 1986
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