Monthly Archives: October 2016

Finding Balance

“You’re always staring at that darn phone!” My husband has said this more than once.  And it’s true.  I’m often staring at my phone. Last week, when he complained about this, I was reading a great book on my Kindle app.  I asked him … Continue reading

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Learning for the Future

Sometimes, I feel a bit envious of my 21st Century students.  They have such amazing opportunities to deepen their learning with the help of technology.  My own education was comprised of years of textbooks, lectures, writing prompts, and worksheets, with a … Continue reading

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What’s in a Game?

I was an exciting moment when my Dad surprised us with our first home computer. It was a sleek Tandy TRS-80 from Radio Shack. Soon, my siblings and I were vying for time playing games on the high-tech device.  We spent many happy hours … Continue reading

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Working Within the Limitations

This is a VERY annoying wall. It stands in the way of so many things I want to do with my students during our Learning Commons specials.  I often try to ignore its presence, but then I end up bumping into it again … Continue reading

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