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Michael’s Story

This one is for all of us who work long hours in all sorts of educational organizations. Unless we actually have the honor of teaching, we are caught up in the business facets where somedays we feel like bureaucrats and other days we can’t remember how we got here. Once in a while, we score . . .

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Jump into Blended Learning with Station Rotation

You can probably differentiate learning in a dozen different ways in your sleep.  The Station Rotation Model is a new way to look at something that feels familiar. Finding ways to promote student engagement through stations, flexible groups, cooperative work, small group activities and face-to-face instruction, are effective methods. This model helps you to differentiate using . . .

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Free Webinar: Online Project Based Learning

Learn the ins and outs of successful online project based learning during this free webinar. You’ll get tips on delivery and implementation while having the opportunity to ask questions. This is part of Global Personalized Academics’ free webinar series designed to help teachers and schools create more successful blended and online learning programs. To register for this free webinar series . . .

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Teachers Can Earn $2,000/year Testing a Science Game

(Global Personalized Academics is providing testing and consulting services for this University of Missouri project.)  We are looking for creative teachers to be part of an advisory group that will be providing feedback on project materials, sharing ideas for teaching water systems, integrating learning technologies in middle school science classes and implementing the beta version of . . .

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Free Webinar: Successful Credit Recovery

Learn the ins and outs of successful online credit recovery during this free webinar. You’ll get tips on delivery and implementation while having the opportunity to ask all your credit recovery questions. This is part of Global Personalized Academics’ free webinar series designed to help teachers and schools create more successful blended and online learning programs. To register for . . .

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Are We Sucking the Creative Life Out of Our Kids?

No parent or educator wants to impede creativity. We hope we are creating environments that cultivate curiosity and originality. The New York Times article, “How to Raise a Creative Child, Step One: Back Off”, got me thinking about creativity in school, and how we often inadvertently impede curiosity in our teenagers. After reading this article, I couldn’t . . .

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