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Thank a Teacher

Teachers make a difference. Good teachers recognize your unique talents and “you-ness” and nurture them. Matt Damon was a keynote speaker at the Save Our School March in Washington DC on July 30th. He was introduced by his mother, who teaches at Lesley University in Boston. His keynote was both eloquent and emotional and has […]

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Massachusetts a Finalist

eSchool News Item “The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has named 16 finalists in the first round of its Race to the Top competition, which will deliver $4.35 billion in school reform grants. Selected March 4 from a pool of 41 applicants were Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, […]

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MassCUE – M.A.S.S. Fall Technology Conference

I am so looking forward to the MassCUE fall technology conference this year. Title of conference and dates: Tackling 21st-Century Learning Be sure to save the dates: October 28 and October 29 with the pre-conference on October 27! Registration is open now. There are four big reasons that have me so pumped! 1) NEW LOCATION […]

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The “Next Net Day”

I n Massachusetts there is some momentum around harnessing the energy and good will of businesses, individuals, state agencies, and other non-profits to partner with schools toward achieving some big technology goal for schools. This goal has yet to be determined, but the "shorthand" description I have heard is the "next net day." The name […]

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