Archive for January, 2012

Aren’t We All Gifted?

What do all of these gumballs have in common? They are all gumballs. Sure they are different colors, different flavors, maybe even different sizes, but they are still just gumballs.  When I was teaching in the South Bronx my students …

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Do Good Handwriting & Good Grades Relate?

Education Nation: http://www.educationnation.com/index.cfm?objectid=8DCFEB26-46A4-11E1-B607000C296BA163

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Tenth Anniversary of No Child Left Behind

The No Child Left Behind initiative is now 10 years old. Although the NCLB made people take notice of the deficiencies in our nation’s education and identified schools that were failing their students, research has shown that  not much success …

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Wikipedia and Freedom of Speech

From January 18th at midnight to January 19th at midnight WIKIPEDIA will be voluntarily blacking out their English website to protest the SOPA and PIPA bills. To read more got to :  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more

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Henry Lane’s Interview with Channel 12 News

Henry Lane Interview on CT News 12

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Children Say “I Can” and Infect a Country

Empowering students to make changes in their environment, then in their cities, then in their country. The Power of “I CAN”.   http://www.ted.com/talks/kiran_bir_sethi_teaches_kids_to_take_charge.html

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Is Too Healthy Unhealthy?

With humor and insightfulness, A.J. Jacobs speaks about his year of living healthy: Can you really trick yourself into thinking eating sunflower seeds is like eating Doritos?   http://www.ted.com/talks/aj_jacobs_how_healthy_living_nearly_killed_me.html

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Resolutions for 2012

Resolutions made on the eve of the new year usually reflect our best intentions. A new year is  a clean slate, we allow ourselves a fresh start, this time around swearing to do what we did not in the previous …

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HAPPY NEW YEAR ~ 2012 !!!!!!!!!!!

Wishing You a Healthy and Happy New Year

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