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The Southport School Collaborative PD Summer Series

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Led by Southport School teachers and collaborators, this workshop series will share strategies for working with students with learning differences at home and in the classroom.  Parents, teachers, and administrators are invited to…

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@TextHelp innovating the world of accessibility in edtech: Part 1: Read&Write for Google

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I have to admit, the tools from TextHelp have me considering Chromebooks.  I am a big fan of the iPad for my LD students.  The built in accessibility and range of apps available are…

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS. What Works is Worth Sharing: Teachers Helping Teachers. “Plugged, Unplugged…Whatever!”

Is there something you’ve done with your students that you’re really proud of? Join your CAIS colleagues on January 25th and share what you love. Some of the best professional development comes from spending a day with colleagues learning from … Continue reading

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Mindfulness in Education

Originally posted on The road to learning:
mIndfulness Conferences always get my mind thinking in divergent ways. So some groundwork to lay for this post.  Mindfulness…is the new catch phrase in education; however, I hope people don’t dismiss it as…

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Twitter is Google for Educators

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I know many of you read the title are were thinking, “Huh? I don’t use Twitter the same ways as Google.”  Courtesy of, consider the following definition: ? Amazing how a company…

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Summer 2014 Professional Development Opportunities Eagle Hill Southport will be hosting professional development opportunities for all educators. EHSEdShare2014 #edshareehsthpt will be the week of July 14, with sessions Monday-Thursday, 1:15-3:15, focusing on various topics surrounding educational technology.  Featured presenters are … Continue reading

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The Independent School Case for Grassroots Innovation

For many years, we have understood the roots of change and innovation to result from either a grassroots movement or top-down mandate. Like the difference between democracies and dictatorships, one produces rapid change while the other is much slower based … Continue reading

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Another awesome #caisct Academic Technology Retreat!

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Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
Each year, the CAIS Academic Technology Retreat never disappoints. It’s filled with amazing, thoughtful, forward-thinking educators who debate, discuss and explore ways in which they can improve and enhance the learning experiences for their…

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Inspiration to rethink

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I am lucky to be part of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology #caisct. My first experience was three years ago attending the academic technology retreat, an event that I…

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Google Summit Comes to Connecticut

Attend the Google Summit in Greenwich, Connecticut on June 21 and 22. Stay for the Google Certified Apps Trainer bootcamp on June 23. For more details:  

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