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Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone

EATING AND HEALTHTeen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone3:14 September 15, 20161:21 PM ETNPR STAFFSchool lunch can be intensely lonely when you don't have anyone to sit with. A new app aims…See More
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GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES - September 2016

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Google: RISE AwardsGoogle RISE Awards support organizations that promote access to Computer Science (CS) education and give students aged 7-18 the opportunity to become creators — not just consumers — of tomorrow’s technological innovations. Google awards funding to, and partners with, organizations running programs that inspire, engage, and retain students on a long-term path in the field of computing. Maximum award: $50,000. Eligibility: organizations running…See More
Sep 20
Bruce Deitrick Price commented on Michael Keany's blog post Traditional PD: ‘totally useless’?
"This is extraordinary. The PD is useless, much like the original time spent at ed school. But the Education Establishment has turned the thing into a business and makes big bucks. Chutzpah."
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Traditional PD: ‘totally useless’?

Traditional PD: ‘totally useless’?In a guest post on the Answer Sheet blog in The Washington Post, Alvin Crawford of Knowledge Delivery Systems, which offers online professional development, writes that few can argue teachers today are getting the support and training they need to be effective and efficient, whether they stay in the classroom or not. In a 2009 report from the Center for Public Education, for instance, asked about experiences with professional development, “most teachers……See More
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I am pleased to work with my friend and colleague Bill Brennan on the creation of this new resource for educational leaders. After a career of 34 years in public education (21 as principal of a middle school and a high school), my "retirement" has really been a "resetting" of my life. I greatly enjoy my work as a consultant, especially helping and mentoring new school leaders.
What is your present job title?
Consultant
At what school level do you work?
K-12
Where do you work?
Nassau County NY, Suffolk County NY

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Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone

Posted on September 21, 2016 at 2:07pm 0 Comments

EATING AND HEALTH

Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone

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Traditional PD: ‘totally useless’?

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 11:20am 1 Comment

Traditional PD: ‘totally useless’?

In a guest post on the Answer Sheet blog in The Washington Post, Alvin Crawford of Knowledge Delivery Systems, which offers online professional development, writes that few can argue teachers today are getting the support and training they need to be effective and efficient, whether they stay in…

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The marshmallow test, reconsidered

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

The marshmallow test, reconsidered

Deferred gratification underlies self-discipline and grit — putting off what you enjoy until you finish what you don’t, writes Alfie Kohn for Education Week. Proponents of grit often point to a study by Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel, in which preschool-aged children were left alone and…

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Let’s Stop Grading Our Kids on Responsibility BY AMBER CHANDLER

Posted on September 15, 2016 at 11:35am 0 Comments

Let’s Stop Grading Our Kids on Responsibility

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Amber-logo-250 I have to start with a confession. I am both Type A and a reformed “responsibility…

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At 11:50am on April 3, 2016, Mary C. McDonald said…

Thank you for connecting, Mike.

At 11:06am on February 25, 2014, Tonie McDonald said…

Dear Mike - Thanks for the informative and passionate address you gave in Plainedge last evening. 

At 10:25am on November 19, 2013, Anthony S Cali said…
Hi Mike,

Thanks for invite!

Tony Cali
At 3:49pm on September 7, 2013, geri e pesko said…
Hi Michael.. I am a certified Special Educator looking for a full time job.. Not easy!! Is the seminar you are holding have any opportunities for jobs??
Sincerely,
Geri Pesko
At 3:05pm on November 27, 2012, Christine Calabrese said…

Hi Michael,

       I just noticed that you live in Huntington, so do I! 

       How nice that you are continuing your impact in education with this forum.

       Christine

At 1:05pm on August 23, 2012, Saundra W. Simonee said…

I am honored to accept your invitation and will also include you in my linkin network. Saundra

At 8:30pm on July 8, 2012, jessica bradford baker said…

Thank you.  Have been enjoying the site! Jessica

At 12:59pm on June 27, 2012, Miriam Flynn said…

Thank you - this site is wonderful!!!  Miriam Flynn

At 10:38am on February 3, 2012, Lawrence Butti said…

Hi Mike-

 

I would like to post a "Call for Program Proposals" for the 2012 NYSEC Conference.  What would be the best way to do that so that it is seen by all members?

 

Thanks,

Larry Butti

At 5:49pm on January 22, 2012, Mary Fitzpatrick said…

Hi Mike, I am a member. Mary Fitzpatrick

 
 
 

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