Info from 2015

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Rethinking Homework

After spending most of the day in school, children are typically given additional assignments to be completed at home. This is a rather curious fact when you stop to think about it, but not as curious as the fact that few people ever stop to think about it. Read More…

I gave my students iPads — then wished I could take them back

I placed an iPad into the outstretched hands of each of my third-grade students, and a reverent, tech-induced hush descended on our classroom. We were circled together on our gathering rug, just finished with a conversation about “digital citizenship” and “online safety” and “our school district bought us these iPads to help us learn, so […]

A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute

LOS ALTOS, Calif. — The chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to a nine-classroom school here. So do employees of Silicon Valley giants like Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard. Read More…

Summer Camps

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Here are a few links to local summer camp activities: http://www.commongroundcenter.org/cms/ http://www.beulahbeach.org/ http://www.cityofhuron.org/huron/parks-and-recreation-parks.html http://www.mysummercamps.com/camps/ohio-summer-camps.html http://consumer.discoverohio.com/whattodo/default.aspx http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=huronbaseballsoftballprogram