Diversity 101

This article isn't about skin color or national origin. This article isn't about religious beliefs or social norms.  This article is about the two people in my group of 155 who I think about every single day because they are so very different from every other student in my group. J. arrived in the U.S. …

Have you noticed the “device” commercials?

I've seen several, but this is my new fav... a student using his device to learn... classic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LysTmwDan8

There must be 50 ways to use your Twitter…

ok, sorry Paul Simon, I had to go there... Things are rolling along nicely in my classes this year!  My 7th graders are excited about being able to use their devices to learn science and my 8th graders are actually teaching ME new ways to get those devices to do interesting things. Let's take Twitter …