principalaim

Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Ed-Tech Redux: Takeaways from iste2014

If you have not guessed by now, I am very excited about the iste2014 conference that was just held in Atlanta, GA. Once again, the folks at ISTE have found … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Using LEGO to Build Math Concepts | Scholastic.com

If you were like me, the thought of math made you want to run for cover. I cannot explain my fear of math as a child. I can only tell … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making STEM Accessible for Every Child

A New Way to Think About STEM Non-traditional students are being challenged in a program that connects academics with real world opportunities. P-Tech is a Brooklyn based-school program “whose mission … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Another Look at the Writing Process

Teaching has absolutely changed since I was a child. And, how we teach writing has changed drastically due in large part to major advances in technology.  According to Beth Holland’s … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Math Aptitude: Fact or Fiction

Math aptitude I cannot tell you how many conversations I’ve had over the years with parents who have told me that their child isn’t capable of doing math because he … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

“My Little (Global) School”

“My Little (Global) School” Thomas Friedman has to be one of the most influential minds in America so when I read his op-ed piece in early spring, I was struck … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inspiring Young Readers: It is not just a summer goal

As the school year gets underway, I have started to put away all of the wonderful stories that I read during the summer. Never one to wait until the summer … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment