Monthly Archives: January 2013

The world is watching (and contributing)

On Sunday, at the end of the last day of EduCon, I attended a phenomenal session. Wait — that’s wrong. It was not a “session” — that’s not how we do things at EduCon — it was a conversation, with … Continue reading

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Robots Playing Frisbee

As I walked down the hall at Science Leadership Academy (SLA) on Friday morning in Philadelphia, a little after 11 a.m., I saw a group of students gathered around this device: It’s a robot.  For now, the students are working … Continue reading

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Seeing Learning Differently at SLA

I just arrived at Science Leadership Academy, an amazing school in Philadelphia that hosts my favorite education conference, EduCon.  The energy here is powerful. EduCon aims to see education differently.  Principal Chris Lehmann does a great job describing what EduCon … Continue reading

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MLK Day 2013

On January 21, 2013, Martin Luther King Day, a group of families interested in Triangle Learning Community middle school (TLC for short) met early in the morning at the future site of TLC on Watts Street in Durham.  There, we … Continue reading

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Greatest hits from my blog

In more than two years of blogging, I’ve learned a ton.  I will continue to blog once TLC opens, and each of the students at TLC middle school will write their own blog to improve their writing skills, reflect on … Continue reading

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