Blogs and Tweets of Note – December 2013 Volume 1
By: Sarah Stewart
Published December 2013
Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of The First Academy in Orlando, FL, shares a personal story and discusses the importance of empathy, courage, and helping others in need.
Jennifer Carey, Director of Educational Technology at Ransom Everglades School in Miami, FL, covers the many ways technology is changing how people write, tell stories, take notes, and collaborate on projects.
Jennifer Moore, Art Teacher at Darlington School in Rome, GA, shares how art critiques engage her middle school students in “Can You Critique a Work of Art Like a 4th Grader?”
Dr. Jeffrey L. Mitchell, Headmaster of Tuscaloosa Academy in Tuscaloosa, AL, discusses how schools are changing and must change to prepare students for the 21st Century, and exhorts educators and parents to be fearless.
Joseph Freeman, Dean of 11th and 12th grades, English Teacher, and Assistant Director of College Counseling at Randolph School in Huntsville, AL, encourages families to see the college placement process as a dynamic journey, and debunks the myth that only one school, the coveted “first pick,” is the best choice.