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Simplify

Over the last few weeks there have been many great discussions stemming from the Iowa Education Summit and the School Administrators of Iowa Conference. Many of the discussions resonated with the educators and administrators of Iowa. The following are my … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Education Reform

Thanks to Twitter, I had the opportunity to read an excerpt from Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: An American Agenda for Education Reform.  The Iowa Department of Education Director, Jason Glass, tweeted  about the paper and was interested in hearing thoughts … Continue reading

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Criteria for Technology Tools

This week my school had a volunteer professional development session on Google Apps, Diigo, and other Web 2.0 applications. We had an interesting discussion about which tools administrators expected teachers to use, and what tools teachers were most comfortable with. … Continue reading

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The Technology Buffet Line and Samuel Jackson

Technology tools for the classroom are basically the food selection at an all-you-can-eat buffet line: there’s an endless selection and everything looks good. But all buffet goers are not created equal. You are most likely one of the following: The … Continue reading

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Introduction

Welcome to Edcentric: a place that will discuss my local school (Pleasantville, IA), technology in education, and best practices in schools.  I’m excited to share my thoughts, while hearing from you as well. -edcentric-

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