Betty Ray

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Tags Teacher Leadership
February 18, 2010

Cheska Lorena (@MissCheska) is a self-described "twenty-something New Jersey native, certified HS biology teacher, and a huge ed-tech enthusiast." A native of digital communities, she was the natural choice for this week's #edchat....

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Tags Technology Integration
February 11, 2010

This week's #edchat blogger is Berni Wall (@rliberni), who beautifully captured the vasty and wily topic of equitable access to technology and tech literacy. Feel free to share your comments in the space below this blog.

--Betty...

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Tags Education Trends
February 8, 2010

Anthony Cody is our guest blogger today. A veteran teacher with over 18 years experience in the classroom, he's skeptical of the free-market approach to education reform. -- Betty Ray, Edutopia Community Manager

With the reauthorization of NCLB on the horizon, it is time to take a...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
February 1, 2010

Olaf Elch (@olafelch) is an ELT and intercultural competence consultant from Germany. A straight-talking and opinionated #edchat participant, he immediately emerged as a leader...

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Tags New-Teacher Support
January 28, 2010

We were particularly excited about this week's #edchat on the topic of how to manage standards and an overloaded curriculum. Brian J. Nichols (@bjnichols), principal of Hidenwood...

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Tags Assessment
January 14, 2010

Each week, educators from around the world meet on Twitter to debate, ruminate, and brainstorm on the top issues of the day via #edchat. We are avid supporters of #edchat, and we have started to publish a weekly guest blog by one...

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Tags Student Engagement
January 7, 2010

We've been very impressed with the collaborative movement that's happening on Twitter, where you can find a weekly open forum discussion called #edchat. Each week, educators from around the world debate, ruminate, and brainstorm...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
September 15, 2009

In the world of stupid celebrity antics, this last weekend saw two of the more obnoxious outbursts in recent memory.

In the world of stupid celebrity antics, this last weekend saw two of the more obnoxious outbursts in recent memory.

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Tags Student Engagement
August 10, 2009
July 25, 2009

In a previous post, Edutopia.org blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shared some inspirational (and practical) ideas for getting students engaged in the classroom library. Turns out, the Edutopia community has lots of great suggestions, too. Check them out, or add your own, in her post "...

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