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Another Week in the Life of the iPad Pilot

So,  I’ve finished my second full week of integration and it’s going…well, it’s going. There are definitely unexpected challenges that have crept up.  Although I am doing more with my students, I am beginning to feel that that the iPad … Continue reading

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And we’re off…

Although I am posting this after the fact, I want  to share a few words about that first day… Wow! Christmas! Hectic! Finally, thank God for Jesse and IT.

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IPad pilot – A new way of thinking and a new way of teaching

Unlike my colleagues, I had only three days to trial the iPad with my students before they left for break. Having rolled out the pilot with my chemistry students I left on a four day senior retreat. Although I left … Continue reading

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Americans: a steep,learning curve when dealing with the rest of the world

Americans: a steep,learning curve when dealing with the rest of the world.

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Americans: a steep,learning curve when dealing with the rest of the world

We Americans need a cause.  We don’t ask to be this way, but we really can’t help ourselves.  As a people with so little history and in our own opinions so few real problems, we tend to focus outside the … Continue reading

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Week 2.5

So a couple weeks ago I jumped into the blog thing thinking that I might get some followers that would help me in my 25 year quest to be the best damned teacher I could be.  To that end, I … Continue reading

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Getting started in a vast new world

I am getting started in what I view as a new, exciting and somewhat scary new world.  I believe that all the things I will be doing in the next 6-12 months will completely change the way I have been … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Okay new world…here I come.  Almighty God, we pray for a day when we can see the people around us as your creation, infinitely loved by you. Mend our eyes to see our neighbors in this way, so that we … Continue reading

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