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The Importance of Your Daily Routine

At least ten times a year, I watch Jimmy Valvano’s speech at the 1993 ESPY Awards. Every time I shed some tears. Every time. His words were straight from his heart, and the were raw with emotion. And they were … Continue reading

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My Educational Bucket List

I have a Bucket List. I think everyone should. These are things that I really WANT to do, but will probably never get around to doing. Seeing the Great Wall of China? Maybe. A week at spring training? Possibly. Owing … Continue reading

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Where do We Draw the Line?

This year we have implemented a 1:1 computer initiative. Every one of my 1363 Timberwolves got a nice new shiny Chromebook in September. There was a lot of trepidation amongst staff members, some bumps in the road and more than … Continue reading

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How Far Do We Go?

This year, we rolled out a 1:1 initiative at all of our middle schools. We distributed 14,000 Chromebooks, one to every middle schooler in the county. As a part of this initiative, we were asked by the Central Office administration … Continue reading

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What are YOU Committed To?

Recently I read a very thought provoking post by Justin Tarte on his web site “Life of an Educator”. The post listed ten things that teachers should commit to everyday. I shared the post with my staff and asked them think … Continue reading

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