Tag Archives: Brownsville

Then and Now: Project Based Learning

Part two of a three part series (Click here for Part I):  How I implemented Project-Based Learning in my first year of teaching with minimal tech and how I do it now in a 1:1 environment. This small little series … Continue reading

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Then and now: Global Collaboration

Part one of a three part series:  How I implemented Global Collaboration in my first year of teaching with minimal tech and how I do it now in a 1:1 environment.  Setting the scene: Teaching was supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Standards in Education: Pink Collar Jobs, Farming in Bulgaria and NETS

I have taught students in Brownsville, Texas that the moderate climate and fertile soil of Bulgaria allows for the farming of vineyards, roses, and tobacco.  I have also taught students in Northern Virginia that nursing, secretarial work, and teaching are … Continue reading

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10 Years…

I was 21 when the World Trade Center was attacked.  I had been a teacher for about 3 weeks.  Three months after graduating college with a two month intensive teacher boot-camp, I found myself in Brownsville, Texas teaching 9th grade … Continue reading

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