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Adam was a classroom English teacher for ten years and began teaching online in 1998. He now works for the North Carolina Virtual Public School, the 2nd largest virtual school in the nation. Adam has blogged for Getting Smart since September of 2011. Creatives can follow Adam on Tumblr at http://adamrenfro.tumblr.com/. You can also follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AdamRenfro, and you can follow his Flipboard magazine Edu-Nation at http://flip.it/Apupn.

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I’m a proud graduate of a large Midwestern university’s English language program. All graduates of the program nationwide have one goal in common: protect public school children from the evils of the English language.

Rev Up Your Mobile Learning Lab On a Bus

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Today's Smart Teachers post is by Adam Renfro, a consultant for Open Education Solutions. Adam's article covers a play-by-play on how the daily school bus ride could be improved to promote learning through mobile devices.

Change Your School’s Culture and Save the World Part 2

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In my last blog, we built the game room at your school. Not just a game room, but a gamers’ room, replete with treadmills and recumbent bikes to maintain superior gamer fitness. Now we’re going to help save the world, and it’s going to happen right in that new gamers’ room.

Change Your School’s Culture and Save the World

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Adam Renfro, an innovative educator, talks about how we should create campuses that inspire students to learn and environments that students actually want to dwell in. Campuses should mimic or resemble prisons, he says. Renfro's first suggestion: create a gaming room.

Dawn of the Nerd Hero

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As education makes the shift to digital learning, American culture is making a shift too, a shift to the nerd hero. This nerd hero is not like the nerds of the previous generation. The nerd hero is a super charged, networked social beast who can perform miracles in the digital world.

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