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2015: The Year of Change

It has been a while, but I felt like blogging again, so here goes. Nothing major on my mind, nothing major to reveal. Just a vague sense about the need to tell you that I am hopeful 2015 will be a … Continue reading

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Blogging and Creativity (Thank You @mikepaul!)

I just read a blog post from @mikepaul where he argued that teachers need to blog everyday. As difficult as this might seem (and this blog is proof of that!), he contends that in order for us teachers to hone … Continue reading

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Back from Haiti

I just returned from a five day trip to Haiti. This was the fourth time I went, and I always come back a  different person. Yes, I am exhausted. Yes, I am torn between hope and despair when I think … Continue reading

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Leaving for Haiti

A great deal has happened since the last time I blogged. I am a little disappointed that I was not able to continue with my consistent blogging, but the last few weeks have been more than insanely busy. However, I … Continue reading

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Snow Days And Unstructured Time

Our school just announced that we will have our second consecutive snow day due to the winter storm that is hammering much of the east coast. Growing up in Sweden, snow days are still kind of strange to me, as … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Grateful

It is Sunday, and I am getting ready for the second week of school after the holiday break. As I am doing this, I feel the need for a confession: the first week back hit me like a ton of … Continue reading

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Why I am Optimistic About The Future of Education

After having made my way through the first day back from winter break, I find myself in a reflective mood. Throughout the evening, my Twitter feed has been filled with great observations from all over the world with links to … Continue reading

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