Monthly Archives: January 2011

Monday #23: A Journey, Not A Race

I saw the independent film, Race To Nowhere, last week.  This film puts our country’s current educational philosophy and practices under a microscope and starkly shows the stressful and joyless results, manifested in children as young as six-years-old, that our … Continue reading

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Monday #22: This Is Only A Test

Last week I learned about a very smart, very creative, very interesting math whiz.  Her name is Vi Hart and she calls herself a mathemusician.  Her goal is simple: to make math cool.  Now, maybe some of you already think … Continue reading

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Monday #21: Plant A Seed

Last week I got a call from my friend and colleague, Randy Seagraves.  Randy is the curriculum coordinator of the Junior Master Gardener program at Texas A&M and, among many other wonderful things, trains teachers and leaders how to implement … Continue reading

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Monday #20: Super Silly Us

I’ve been goofing off lately.  Trust me, it’s not like I don’t have plenty of things to do, emails to write, deadlines to meet and commitments to keep.  I’ve just been distracted.  But, it’s not really my fault, you see… … Continue reading

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Monday #19: What’s For Dinner?

Welcome to 2011!  I think I told you last week that I don’t really like RESOLUTIONS.  Besides the fact that they are almost always broken, I think they can be a way of undermining our ability to be the best … Continue reading

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