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Matt Kelley
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An educator, writer and web designer dedicated to helping students find success, and in the path, find themselves.
An educator, writer and web designer dedicated to helping students find success, and in the path, find themselves.

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A Way of Learning that Emphasizes Teamwork, Adds Technology - TabletTeach
A successful entrepreneur and instructor in entrepreneurial studies at Northwestern, John Miniati is looking to expand children's learning, and communication abilities with the development of Tablet-teach.  "TabletTeach is a new technology-enabled K-8 educa...

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Lazy vs Scared: Lack of Motivation, or Fear of Failure in Underachieving Kids
It's 9pm and your middle-school son is sitting and watching the Walking Dead episodes on his Ipad rather that working on the essay he has due tomorrow. When asked about the decisions he is potentially making, you ask if it is done and he states it is. You g...

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CPS Gifted Test Prep Services for Classical & Regional Gifted CPS Schools Testing
Chicago Preparation Services  is now offering test preparation services for the Gifted and Classical Schools programs in Chicago. The tes...

I am currently waist-deep in an educational entrepreneurial weekend! WooHoo! GoodsforGrades :This weekend we are creating a startup from scratch that will act as a catalyst to partner schools and corporations together for a common good. GoodsForGrades' ambition is to create an online platform whereby schools present their problems (attendance is our focus for now) and the solution they may have (student incentives, increase in funding for safety around the school, wake-up call for parents who are night shift workers, etc) and corporate sponsors choose these programs and fund them through the online platform. It's kinda like Donor's Choose, but acting on a more macro level +1 us if you think this is a great idea.. we do!

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No worries for parents of gifted looking to get in to programs, but interesting info on scoring changes.

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ISAT out PARCC in.

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Mom needs help in her campaign to help gifted kids.

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A dream job for a teacher.

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Minecraft Camp in Chicago July 22 - August 2. 

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Looking to start a Minecraft camp, starting from scratch (not the programming code).
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