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Tweets of Note - February 2013

Blogs of Note – February 2013

By: Holly Chesser
Published February 2013

A Tale of Two Stories: Reflections on a Hate Crime
Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl, dean of The Margolin Hebrew Academy (TN), discovers a story of compassion and kindness alongside a story of hate.

The Newtown Tragedy Response: Glock and Bach
Bill Brown, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School English Teacher (GA), reflects on why this national heartbreak led some to buy guns and others to play music.

Our Technology Infused World
David Colon, Collegiate School Academic Dean (VA), encourages us to consider the distinction between quantity of dialogue in technology infused world and quality of meaningful conversation.

Kill the Rule
Suzanna Jemsby, Galloway Head of School (GA), wonders whether some rules have been around so long that we’ve forgotten why we follow them.

Time Out at the Failure Love-Fest
Grant Lichtman, host of SAIS’s Lunch and Learn on Emerging Innovative Practices, offers healthy criticism of the embracing failure movement, reminding us that we need “to be focused on maximizing experience in the equation, not failure.”

Stressed, Exhausted, Overworked? Welcome to High School
Stan Beiner, Head of School at The Epstein School (GA), asks when and why we let the college preparatory track become so overwhelming.

Transforming School From Consumption to Creation
Bo Adams, Director of Education Innovation at Unboundary and April 19th SAIS Lunch and Learn Presenter, urges schools to transition students from consumers of knowledge to creators of solutions.

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