What Does it Mean to be Gifted Now?

For the second in our summer series, Tony Baldasaro (@baldy7 on Twitter) brings us this reflection on his views about gifted education. Tony is the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Personalized Pathways Administrator for the Virtual Learning Academy Charter...

Who Are the Learners?

I just finished a session at ISTE 2010 by Chris Lehmann (@chrislehmann on Twitter) on Thoughtful School Reform. Besides turning a lot of my assumptions upside down (which happens every time I hear anything he says) and having far more to process than...

ISTE 2010: Emerging Themes

Two themes are emerging in what I’m learning here at ISTE 2010. These aren’t new ideas by any stretch, even to me. It’s just that they are being driven home in very powerful and deep ways. The world is small and flat. Not precisely in the sense that Thomas...

ISTE 2010: Day 1

So here I am, sitting in the Blogger’s Cafe at the ISTE Conference, a place that until now has existed only in myth and legend. This is, depending on how you count it, either my first or my third ISTE. Two years ago, I attended NECC 2008, but only...

Lessons Learned from Pawn Stars

Earlier today, Tony Baldasero posted this: There are times when I think #pawnstars on the History Channel is more relevant than many history classes I have been inTue Jun 08 02:43:02 via TweetDeckbaldy7 baldy7 As his posts tend to do, it got me thinking...