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Quote of the Week – On Education

“I’m not suggesting that every autistic child is a prodigy, or every typical child for that matter. But if you fuel a child’s innate spark, it will always point the way to far greater heights than you could ever have imagined” … Continue reading

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Student Blogging Challenge

Edublog Awards Amy – http://www.amymshs8.vic.edu I would like to nominate Amy under the student blog category.  Her blog is very creative and included a variety of different posts.  I especially enjoyed her piece about Albania.  I learned a lot about … Continue reading

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Be Mindful of the Words You Choose to Label Things

My 15 year old daughter told me that when I have my own classroom I should have a poster like this one on the wall.  I agree!

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Becoming a Connected Educator Might Require a Change in Mindset

I am currently reading Mindset – The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck. The author believes that we each have a particular mindset, fixed or growth that creates our whole mental world. Fixed Mindset Ability is static Reach early … Continue reading

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Play #10 – To Tweet Or Not To Tweet, That Is The Question?

 Play #10 – How do you decide who to follow on Twitter? Confession: I had my Twitter account for well over 10 months before I had the courage to send my first tweet.  Why the hesitation? I really struggled with … Continue reading

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