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US2020 City Competition, Building STEM Mentorship

Born out of a White House call for large-scale, innovative solutions to America’s STEM challenge, US2020 connects science and tech professionals with underrepresented K-20 students across the country for experiential, sustained science learning.


Be the Keurig

You have the same power in your classroom and in your building. You can change the way a student feels about school. We all have a teacher we will remember forever. Is he or she the reason you are an educator?

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Best of Fall

Here's a dozen blog posts I enjoyed working on this fall; take a look if you missed them the first time around. Happy Thanksgiving.

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School Cliff: Learning That Doesn’t Suck

A college prof called yesterday. He said, “College sucks.” He’s taking a couple courses as a humbling market research project. He found dated content and tools and disengaged students. I said, “If you want to see disengagement, you should try a high school algebra course.”

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Blended Learning Energizes Washington

We spent the day at the BlendEd Learning & Leadership Symposium in our home state of Washington (#PSESDBlendEd). Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) collaborated with Pacific Lutheran University to host a one day blended learning symposium for district leadership teams, teachers, and other school leaders.


Chrome Ed

Chrome OS puts computing in the cloud, and now with a new remote desktop feature, it will be easier for netbook users to learn without sapping power.