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A New Year. Multi-Tasking. My Peach Cobbler. Connections. Hidden Figures.

Tonight I am inspired by Olympic athletes. Most of all though, I am inspired by stories of young black women who in the 1940s and 50s became “human computers in skirts” for NASA. Who knew? Continue reading

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Winter Reflections on Time , Technology, Teaching, and Star Trek

A wake up call from a changing workforce .. This past August , I pulled 4–5 old tech items out of a bag at our New Teacher Academy as part of a welcome message to educators joining our learning community. … Continue reading

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Learning Made Accessible = Life As Opportunity

The Journey I have to admit that five years ago, I didn’t, in general, use the terms access, accessible, or accessibility as a frame for beliefs about learning. Of course, as with most educators, I’ve been quick to embed phrases … Continue reading

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It All Matters

Recently, I walked a once-perfectly tidy school that’s in transition. I noticed signs of change in children’s drawings and writing on glass windows in the library a study in mirror writing. Another day, I returned to find children sprawled on … Continue reading

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