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Going to Google

I just went through the list of folks heading to Google Teacher Academy in Austin, and realized that I’m going to be learning from these people..with these people… and meet these people.  Feeling a sense of luck, excitement, and geek-out learning joy that only a trip to Google can inspire....

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The Plight of the Innovator

Salmon. We’ve all seen photos of their plight. We’ve heard about how “small percentages” ever make it upstream. Most perish on their journey because they get stuck, starve to death, or get eaten by a ginormous hungry bear.   The salmon that make it? They beat the odds, arriving gaunt, battered,...

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We Are Never Alone

I don’t remember the moment between when I had a PLN and when I didn’t have a PLN.  But I know that my passion for education, my courage to take risks,  and my abilities to get involved in global projects  grew when that happened.  Most of all? My desire to...