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What do Educators Fear About Using Technology?

What holds us back from embracing technology in our daily practice? I’ll be talking about these fears with some colleagues in a few months.  I’d love to hear your perspectives.  Please share your ideas in the comments below.  Thanks    

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A Healthy Learning Environment: Play + Collaboration

It can be really intimidating to try something new for the first time:  a job, an exercise class, a project, a new recipe…  In fact, unless you have experience with something, fear can hold you back from trying just about … Continue reading

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What Comes Before Creativity?

My students have been exploring growth mindset lately.  Together, we have discussed what it is, how it differs from a fixed mindset, and what is needed to support those who are willing to realign their thinking. . Many students are … Continue reading

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Art & Integrity

My students and I explored the work of Andy Goldsworthy today by soaking in the footage from “Rivers and Tides”.  His interactions with natural materials captured our attention, and his commentary invited us to deepen our understanding of the creative process. … Continue reading

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What Are You Afraid Of?

What is it about a birthday or an anniversary that prompts us to pause, reflect and remember?  Tomorrow is my 1-year anniversary of blogging, and I find myself wondering if I’ve been doing what I set out to do.  Why … Continue reading

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