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The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game-Based Learning | Edutopia

Like so many educators, I have been watching the evolution of technology in education for over 20 years. From the desktop to laptops to iPad technology, I have been watching … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Principalaim Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013

No one could have told me how much fun I would have starting my own blog last year. Principalaim has grown in a very short time thanks to the tremendous … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Storytelling, History, and Technology

Local Projects, a New York media design firm builds media installations for museums. Why is this cool and relevant to teachers? I am sharing Jake Barton’s TEDTalk with you because … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inspiring Hope in our Schools

Keeping Hope Alive in Schools Hope! According to Merriam-Webster.com, to have hope is to cherish a desire with anticipation: to desire with expectation of attainment: to expect with confidence: to … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Common Core: Will it help or Hinder?

Common Core: Will it help or Hinder? Finally, it appears we have real data to consider as educators across the country participate in the Common Core debate. Whether you are … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Connections Make Learning Stick”

I’d like to share another wonderful voice from the TED Talks Education series, Rita F. Pierson. Pierson, a forty-year veteran educator, was always an advocate for children and in this … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great Teachers Can Break Through Any Barrier

A picture is worth 1000 words. This safe has been through a lot. What do you think is its story? If I had to tell its story, I’d say it … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Read This Now!

Each week, I’d like to use principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I might be reflecting upon.  My first entry for Read This Now  focuses on one … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment