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Patrick Dempsey
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Use your door
Let's just cut to the chase.  Things are crazy right now.  With the recent election and the increased divisiveness that it has caused, coupled with wounds from racial tensions that still exist in our city, conditions are primed for separateness and fear.   ...

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Next Chapter
Ten years ago I started teaching middle school science.  This school year will be different.  On July 22nd I will begin a new position as the Assistant Principal of Ritenour Middle School .  Yesterday I put the physical stuff that I will take with me from m...

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Clouds and Dirt: Edu Style
You've heard it before, on the internet, or in the meeting last week.  The smaller population of educators who have grand ideas on what education should be or could be.  Yet some of these same educators have little (if any) evidence of taking action, or eve...

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Make May your September
That thing that you want to try in your classroom but you haven't told anyone yet.  You should do that.  If it's good for kids.  DO IT NOW.  You want to do it because you know it is best for kids and it is engaging/fun/motivating/etc.  There are at least as...

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Good Teachers are Good Entrepreneurs.
This idea has been melding for a while.  I think since reading the book Switch I've been periscope up for successful programs and people because I will steal like an artist for my classroom/school/district.  Let's be honest that's where the real Art and Sci...

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great post Chuck!
My student teacher asked me a few weeks ago if I knew about "makerspace," and the way he said it got me thinking...
+Manuel Herrera

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