What we can’t forget is the wisdom of the amazing educators who came before us and developed meaningful lessons 10, 15, even 20+ years ago. The essence of those lessons and classroom management techniques are still valuable, so rebooting the classics with an updated twist is a way to keep the ‘baby’ when we change the ‘bath water’.
Reading is Fundamentally Fun and Powerful by William (Coach) Jackson and Nancy (Fancy Nancy) Rentz (Media Specialists) “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.” Hodding Carter The celebration of reading is special—storybooks ranging from the Cat In The Hat, High School […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: Reading is Fundamentally Fun and Powerful"
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The Book Deserts of Underserved Communities by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson and @latinapheonix There are deserts that span vast distances around the world. They lack the resources to support the diversity of life seen in places that have sufficient environmental conditions that allow for growth of foliage allowing animals to live, survive and […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: The Book, “Deserts of Underserved Communities”"
Father and Son Attending and Speaking at International WordCamps William Jackson, educator, blogger and community activist Sean Jackson, graduate students Florida State University @wmjackson – Twitter Growing numbers of public school educators, higher education instructors, and private school educators who are engaged in writing/blogging and building dynamic content have turned to the WordPress platform to […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: Father and Son Attending and Speaking at International WordCamps"
Last Thursday, we celebrated #NCDLDAY at Lake Rim (follow us on twitter Lake Rim). My expectations were high because I had spent most of the year sharing and presenting and learning about digital resources with teachers. This was a district effort and a school effort. Without trying to pressure teachers, I asked them what they were […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Digital Learning Reflections"
Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending my first EduCon conference. For those who are unfamiliar, EduCon is a huge conference for educational professionals hosted in Philadelphia, PA at the Science Leadership Academy. This year, in EduCon’s 10th year, everything was focused on sustainability in education. People from all across the educational spectrum, from […]Read more "Guest Post via @mrsbreisacher: How Far Do We Still Have to Go?"