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NEWSLETTER 2013.5: Blogs & Tweets
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Tweets of Note - May 2013

Blogs of Note – May 2013

By: Holly Chesser
Published May 2013

The Power of Memory
In a beautiful reflection on his recent visit to Yad VaShem, the Holocaust Memorial in Israel, Stan Beiner, Head of The Epstein School (GA), watched an 8th grader observe and absorb.

When There’s No Answer to Why
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Greensboro Day School (NC) Lower School Counselor Michelle Bostian offers advice on how to explain the inexplicable to children.

The End of the Dumb Jock Stereotype
Jay Watts, The Westminster Schools’ (GA) Assistant Athletic Director, shares the data from a recent study of 26 schools, which shows that athletes outperform in almost every aspect of student life including GPA, attendance, drop out and graduation rates.

“If iPads are the Answer, what was the Question?”
Randolph School (AL) First Grade Teacher Meade Davis reflects on her participation in the two day iPad Summit in Atlanta, imagining powerful opportunities for student learning and engagement.

The Brains Behind Learning
Connie White, Director of Technology and Learning at Lakeview Academy (GA), reviews how brain science can inform teaching and learning.

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