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Blogs that I Read

This is a collection of blogs that I read frequently

Hack Education

Recommended Reading The Myth and Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation", May 24, 2013 Click Here to Save Education: Evgeny Morozov and Ed-Tech Solutionism, March 26, 2013 Hacking at Education: TED, Technology Entrepreneurship, Uncollege, and the Hole in the Wall, March 3, 2013 Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups of 2012, December 21, 2012

The Jose Vilson - Educator - Writer - Activist - Father

As most of you know, I'm currently in the editing phase of writing my book. I've sent it to a plethora of friends and family for solid readings, and that nudged my writing upwards.

Dangerously Irrelevant

Technology, leadership, and the future of schools. A blog dedicated to the technology needs of principals, superintendents, and other school administrators.

Ideas and Thoughts | Learning stuff since 1964

I never liked the term student achievement. I haven' always able to articulate it just as I wasn't always able to articulate why I hated SMART goals. The focus on achievement can easily turn learning from something natural and enjoyable to something stressful and forced.

The Principal of Change

Stories of learning and leading

Overthinking my teaching

The mathematics I encounter in classrooms (by Christopher)




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Nebraska Change Agent

I was finally able to carve out some time to write my post for Leadership Day 2013. I'm a few days late, but I think this will forgive me. While I'm writing this post specifically for administrators, I think everyone can benefit from what I am about to share.


On Friday, October 4, our school participated in the Day of Play, inspired by the Caine's Arcade and the Cardboard Challenge. This was our second year to participate, and the kids absolutely love it. Earlier in the week, we had decided that our focus could be a Rube Goldberg Machine theme with cardboard as the main building focus.

Big Purple Hat

Have you used Google Forms yet this school year? You should. You need to. Everyday in every way. Here's your three minute video for creating Google Forms. Need some general ideas for using it in the classroom? This will get you started: Create a form for open house that asks for parent name, email, phone, best time to contact, child's name, allergies, etc.