Pat Harder

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Tags Teacher Leadership
September 18, 2006

Even if I didn't know the date, I would know that the beginning of a new school year is looming, because I have started to have my teaching dreams.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
August 23, 2006

Two years ago, my middle school bought six iPods. I was a little baffled with the purchase, because we had so many other technology needs the money could have been spent on. Weren't we just indulging a small population in our school that wanted to be able to listen to music?

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Tags Technology Integration
July 3, 2006

This spring, many schools in Virginia were given the option of having their students take some state achievement tests online.

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Tags Technology Integration
April 11, 2006

The other day, I was trying to explain to my husband how this is both the worst of times and the best of times to be a teacher. Never before has society expected so much from public education.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
March 13, 2006

The first time I saw an Elmo (a digital visual presenter) in action, my mind was flooded with ideas about how I could use it in my classroom to encourage my students to write.

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