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Fostering A Continuous Gap Between What We Know and What We Do

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

As we already know, a gap exists between what we know and what we do.  Successful educators work to narrow this gap between new ideas and implementation.  However, I believe the size of this gap does not necessarily indicate one’s success.  Some educators are terrific at executing what all they know how.   The problem is, their pedagogy is…

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How Do YOU Learn?

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:49pm 0 Comments

I make it a habit each summer to try new things and to put myself in situations in which I will inevitably grow as an educator. This summer I made a very important decision. I decided to change the way I learn. Up until this point in my career, much of my knowledge derived from the latest educational best seller or from local conferences.…

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If You Thought I Was Perfect, You Weren't Paying Attention

Posted on August 3, 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

I make it a habit each summer to try new things and to put myself in situations in which I will inevitably grow as an educator. This summer has been amazing!  I decided to create my first blog, Brain Vibe For Educators, and to enter the “twittersphere.” I believe I have personally grown more in two months than possibly in the last two years thanks to my PLN.…

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The Transformation Dare

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 12:35am 2 Comments

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

As the new school year nears, I have been thinking a lot about how to move any teacher beyond…

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At 3:09pm on June 30, 2011, Toni Jones said…
Loved it!  When I flew out to DC I was on a plane that used video with great graphics, and people were actually watching the screens.  You hit the nail on the head :) 
 
 
 

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