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Do You Wiki?
Teachers

Do You Wiki?

                        If someone asks  “Do you Wiki?” please don’t be offended!  As an educator in the 21st century,  it’s a perfectly legitimate question .   The real question is  “Do you and your colleagues at school have an online web presence?”  I’m not talking about Facebook, LinkedIn or other social media.   Do you have a … Continue reading

Greenville (PA) Gone Global!
Teachers

Greenville (PA) Gone Global!

          Think outside the box!  You know, those four walls we call our classrooms! Yes…That box! Why not unwrap that classroom and share what you and your students are doing with the world?  That’s what fifth grade teacher, Jan Abernethy has been doing for several years now.               Students at East Elementary School in Greenville, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

Do You Wiki?
Teachers

Do You Wiki?

                        If someone asks  “Do you Wiki?” please don’t be offended!  As an educator in the 21st century,  it’s a perfectly legitimate question .   The real question is  “Do you and your colleagues at school have an online web presence?”  I’m not talking about Facebook, LinkedIn or other social media.   Do you have a … Continue reading

Hurricane Sandy:  A “Perfect Storm” for Green Energy
Parents / Teachers

Hurricane Sandy: A “Perfect Storm” for Green Energy

                   A year has passed since Hurricane Sandy battered the Northeastern region of the US, leaving more than 8 million homes in darkness. The massive power outages that followed were a result of Sandy’s unprecedented storm surges, powerful wind gusts, and rising tides fueled by a full moon. Ironically, these same forces may ultimately … Continue reading

Justice for Trayvon
Parents

Justice for Trayvon

A TALE OF TWO PRINCES  As the world celebrates the arrival of Kate and William’s little prince….George Alexander Louis, we often forget about the countless number of young princesses and princes that are born each day. I’m thinking about one such prince that was born 17 years ago…..His mother called him “Travyon Benjamin Martin” during … Continue reading