Author: Akevy Greenblatt

picture: sodahead.com Certain events over the last few days have caused me to pause for a second and think about what really matters. The first event was the shooting in…

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During this time of year many people reflect on the past and look towards future goals.  I thought I would reflect a bit on the past and look towards the…

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picture from E4educators.org The other day @amadacdykes blogged about “Empowering” and asked what is your empowering word. This got me thinking. What would I answer? Well my first step was to…

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Picture from: leadingict.wikispaces.com This month’s Education Leadership magazine is devoted to the topic of Effective Teaching. Therefore I thought I would throw my hat into the rink and share with…

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I had the chance on the day before Thanksgiving to Skype with two colleagues on the topic of assessment. Books have been written on this topic and I maybe one…

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Picture: eskimon.wordpress.com During the most recent  Edchat(October 26) there was a discussion about instilling the concept of being a lifelong learner into educators. Personally I am of the opinion that…

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I posted on my posterous blog a response of sorts to an article that I read entitled  “The Four Capacities Every Leader Needs ( and Very Few Have) BY FC EXPERT…

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I recently  read this post http://ht.ly/2RLX3– by Leadership Freak AKA Dan Rockwell about finding ones Sweet Spot. Here are some quotes from the post: “Finding the sweet spot may take patience…

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The other day @BostonHistory posted a link to a bloghttp://edge.ascd.org/_Would-I-Want-My-Child-In-This-Classroom/blog/2696133/127586.html which said that educators need to ask themselves the question, would they want their child to be in a class that:…

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Five months ago if you asked me about Twitter my answer would have been, Yeah I heard about it but it really isn’t for me. I probably would have answered…

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