Help Wanted – Generalist

I was reading an article today in the New York Times about Google taking on Microsoft. We’ve talked about how it is hard to prepare you now for an job ten years from now. There were a few paragraphs in the article that really made me think about the importance of learning 21st Century skills…

Professor Branigan

Outside of parents, who has influenced your life more than anyone else; who had an impact on your life and what was it about that person that meant something to you? I noticed that many kids started this week’s blog post stating how hard it was to pick one person. It wasn’t for me. I…

Are you safe?

Dave Sherman wrote in his blog: Some people seem to think that school administrators have gone overboard with school security. They think we are spending too much time and money to secure our schools, when we should really be spending our resources on teaching and learning only. Is this what you think, too? Are we…

Who I want to be…

Wow…this is so scary.  For any family member of my students or visitor from another state or country….this post, and the similar one on the student blogs takes a lot of courage.  So go ahead, press play. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://voicethread.com/book.swf?b=15721″ width=”480″ height=”360″ wmode=”transparent” /]