From NPR – A new study confirms what many Americans already knew deep in their hearts: We’re not good at math. Not only that, but when it comes to technology skills, we’re dead last compared with other developed countries.
From Richard Byrne: “Where Wikipedia stood-out was in getting students started on their searches for primary source documents.” Thinking this also may be a good way to start to build resources to replace textbooks
From Richard Byrne: “the problem is that students don’t know enough strategies to help them dive deeper in their Internet research. In the slides embedded below I share my favorite search tips. The slides include some videos that demonstrate how to use the methods I’ve mentioned.”
I feel blessed to be an educator. I have had the good fortune of working as an English teacher, an Assistant Principal, a Principal and an Assistant Superintendent. I currently serve as the Assistant Superintendent of Burlington Public Schools (MA).
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