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The Future Is Here

  A great quote from ISTE 2014 all about the importance of creativity. tlb Source

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Reads for Teacher Professional Development

What’s on your summer reading list? If you are like me, you are probably looking for books that will help replenish you professionally as well as personally. With just a … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

What Motivates Us?

I love using principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with. Today’s “Read This Now!” features Daniel Pink’s RSA Animate YouTube talk, Drive: The Surprising Truth … Continue reading

December 24, 2013

A Measure of Grit

In my quest to find effective ways to teach my students what it means to persevere when they are faced with challenges, I have discovered a NY Times series that … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dan Pink: The Puzzle of Motivation

I recently rediscovered a TedTalk by Daniel Pink that I decided to share because he deals with a very fascinating topic – motivation. What truly motivates us? Is it the … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 3 Comments