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March 03, 2013
February 12, 2013
Robert Garmston says To produce genius in children we need to work together.
February 08, 2013
Local Education Communities (LECs)are groups of local citizens that are motivated enough to get engaged and they identify the local issues that vary from neighborhood to neighborhood (school to school).
February 06, 2013
On Digital Learning Day where we are supposed to highlight what to do with technology, we should also be thinking of those who lack the opportunities to infuse technology into what they do.
February 04, 2013
Public education means different things to different people. Peter DeWitt asked the experts what public education meant to them.
January 17, 2013
Based on Seth Godin's blog When a Meeting Work and (Doesn't), Peter delves into how Seth's suggestions can work for any classroom and school.
January 07, 2013
If we want to change the outcomes for boys, we need to first come to grips with this reality: School is a better fit for girls than for boys.
December 30, 2012
The writing process should be fun and exciting and Peter uses the book Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg to show how.
December 28, 2012
Unfortunately, it sometimes takes a tragedy to get people to step back and reflect on life. It shouldn't but it does. Many people try to learn something from even the most horrific of events. The Sandy Hook tragedy is one such event that people are trying to learn from. Some choose to fight about gu...
December 10, 2012
As an elementary school teacher I was required to provide homework to students every night except for Fridays. During school vacations we were required, yes...required, to provide packets of math and ELA to students. Every vacation I gave my first graders packets of dittos that they had to complete ...