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Jason Flom
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Thanks, John, for once again articulating our collective failure to critically analyze the person with the bullhorn. 
Louis CK is a comedian and a damn funny one at that. I still think his SNL Lincoln skit was one of the most genius things seen on television. He is also an outspoken parent who hates the testing system and Common Core. I don'...
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Clever prompts. Cheers. 
To check out the prompts sorted by subject and writing type, please visit the Visual Writing Prompts. If you are interested in creating your own prompts, here are a few things I've learned about photo prompts: Idea #1 Photo p...
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Hilarious.
In an alternate universe, Darth Vader drove little Luke Skywalker to Jedi practice in the Death Star Station Wagon and taught young Leia to steer clear of men with no control over their Wookiees. Arti...
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In case you were hoping for more insights about the visionary who brought us Apple.
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How students think about their brains impacts their approach to learning.
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Study reveals effects of different teaching styles on learning new words. A new study on novel word learning uncovered clues on reading and plasticity in the brain that could determine interventions f...
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Math in the Simpsons. 

For my math teacher friends working to incorporate more literacy based elements, this could be a fun read for students. 

+Nanci Smith, you may find it particularly interesting. 
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What's your blue sky class?
 
Daily Rethink: If you had a blank slate and could design your own class from scratch, what would the class be?
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Three parts:
Mind Blowing Wall to wall Ceiling to floor LCD screens- Nasa has input and we are virtually in real time working with schools from Finland, Canada- My class - su Class - Live and life like -      Global Collaboration and Community                               The  other would be outside - in various settings- Mostly the green and lush  for relaxing and reading, or the blue and yellow for the beach for discovering...                                                The Gaming area   for analytical thinking,   competitiveness, intense brain work out.                                                           
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There's potential for transformation in these trends. IMHO.
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Who matters? You. (Pssst. Tell your students and loved ones.)
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Why the Whole Child matters.
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Educator
Employment
  • Cornerstone Learning Community
    Director-Elect, 2013 - present
  • QED Foundation
    Director of Learning Platforms, 2012 - 2013
  • Cornerstone Learning Community
    Lead Teacher, 2001 - 2012
  • North Carolina Outward Bound School
    Assistant Instructor. Logi. Cook. Volunteer., 1998 - 2001
  • The Mountain Institute
    Instructor, 2000 - 2001
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Educator with passion for policy, pedagogy, teaching and learning. Advocate.
Introduction
Teacher. Writer. Advocate. Father. Husband. Dish washer. 

Founder, Ecology of Education, a multi-author blog dedicated to exploring issues and ideas in education. 
Bragging rights
I get schooled by 5th graders.
Education
  • University Of Florida
    M.Ed., 1997 - 1999
  • University Of Florida
    BA in Education, 1993 - 1997
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education
    Education Leadership Institute at the Principal's Center, 2008 - 2008