Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tools We Love: Technology 101

OMG.  Don’t look now, but there are probably students with PDAs in your classroom, IM-ing and LOL-ing away.  Probably with TMI.  And you, BTW?  You are in the dark.  IKR?  TTYL. (the key to this is listed below my email … Continue reading

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Every Kiddo Has a Story

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” -Plato “Whatever.” 6th period, after lunch, end of September, the honeymoon of “beginning of school” has passed.  Kid in my junior class (because now that I am angry, he … Continue reading

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Multi-Tasking – Impressive, But Not Productive

When I did my homework, back in the Dark Ages, I would come home and sit at a table, and work without any sort of distraction, straight through until dinner time.  Now, “doing homework” takes the form of a 3-ring … Continue reading

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Whose Mindset?

Happy Day! Every year, Beloit College in Wisconsin comes out with the Mindset List – a list to remind professors of the gap in references that students may not understand.  It’s a fascinating read in a few ways: that the … Continue reading

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World Peace Through Bad Dancing?

Here at the Edge, we love fun videos, and we love sharing them.  You will see videos frequently on Chalk Blog! We do apologize for the title of this video; although we would prefer that the title did not include … Continue reading

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Bullying Dissected

In reference to my blog post earlier this week, I wanted to share this article with you.  Barbara Coloroso provides a quick and informative take on bullying by identifying it with contempt instead of with a conflict between the bully … Continue reading

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Bullying in the 21st Century

I have the privilege of reading coursework from teachers taking all of our classes, but a few courses produce some amazing reflection.  One of them is course 712: Sticks and Stones – the No Bully Zone.  Many teachers mention different … Continue reading

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