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Fireworks, Fun & Freedom

Fourth of July weekend just passed. The gusto with which this holiday is celebrated in this little seaside town is quite astonishing. Fireworks begin to be heard throughout the town at all hours weeks before the fourth. Houses are adorned … Continue reading

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A Saturday Afternoon, A Prom & The Common Core

Sunday afternoon I sat around a large table with five adults while our high school seniors snapped photos while waiting for the super bus that would whisk them off to senior prom. The six of us began getting acquainted while … Continue reading

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Random Events: What IS Digital Literacy?

During testing yesterday, a teacher commented that her students were struggling to write the required responses on the computer. She said they had been writing every day, but don’t have access to computers to draft their work on, so they … Continue reading

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