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Video Fridays: The Many Smiles of Ms. Merz

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It probably seems odd to non-educators that decisions for teaching positions for the following August/September have to be made six-months in advance, around the February/March time frame. But we’ve entered that time of year, just after the mid-point of the school year… and it can make the last ten weeks feel like a “goodbye tour.” Oddly personnel changes can also

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10 Day Life is Good Photo Challenge Recap

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10 Day Life is Good Photo Challenge Recap Now that I’ve finished the 10-Day Life is Good challenge, I want to share the thoughts behind my image and video choices. Day 1. I was nominated for the 10 day Life is Good photo challenge. 10 photos, 10 nominations. Every day I share an image that is meaningful to me (without

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Fitzgerald STEAM Lab Year 3 Debrief

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Fitzgerald STEAM Lab Year 3 Debrief White board note: Don’t do content & new tech skills in the same lesson… It’s been about a month since I turned in my keys and got off this past school’s years challenging teaching treadmill. I’ve been very busy taking care of the very many of the things that got neglected over the past

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The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer & The Community of Friends

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer Turns out that famous recording artists are people with all the flaws, failings and feelings of everyone else you’ve ever known. As much as that should be a “duh,” I was pretty disappointed after Melissa Etheridge’s jilted partner aired dirty laundry about how Etheridge saved her emotions for her songs. That disclosure, true

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Video Tuesdays: Dancing Across the World/Where the Hell is Matt 2012

As the world continues to look like a battlefield, the following video rolled across my download stream. Matt Harding actually began recording himself doing his unique jig while traveling in Vietnam in 2003, but the video that many of us remember as being the first of Harding’s viral videos was posted in 2005 (second video below). At a time when

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