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Tweaking Mini Laptops for the Classroom

August 19, 2010


I’ve just started my second year with a classroom set of  Asus eeePC’s.  I don’t know how I ever taught without them! I spent some time this summer researching applications to install that would make them a better tool–particularly for literacy. I thought I’d share the list. Google Chrome: We used Internet Explorer all last […]

Teacher Inquiry Teams

June 22, 2010


I’ve just concluded a session at Arkansas ASCD conference, hearing Charles DeBerry, principal at a Harlem school. He explained one of the key tenets that has helped them improve to a grade “A” school: teacher inquiry teams. DeBerry described how teams of teachers meet regularly to review student work, focusing on a key target skill. […]

Classroom Redesign: It’s Finally Happening at My School!

June 9, 2009


I was perusing my blog this morning, reading through past posts, and I came across this one I wrote in January of this year. I had been silent on my blog for some time prior to that post, silent because I was teaching English full-time and trying to rally my district to embrace a major […]