Heather Gordy

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5 Key Time-Management Strategies

My experience with time management mostly began when I came to Washington, D.C. many years ago and took a job as a scheduler for a U.S. Senator. A scheduler is known to be one of the most challenging jobs on Capitol Hill, mostly because the Senator not only has the demands of the legislative …

This School Problem Belongs to All of Us

Earlier this week, my children began school again. When we arrived on campus, we still did not know who all their teachers would be, or which classroom would be theirs, or what books they would need to order, but we did know one thing - everything was in their favor to ensure that they will …

[Guide] 6 Reasons Why Video Conferencing Is Essential For Education

The goal of education is to create the best opportunities for learning for as many students as possible. Unfortunately, not all educational institutions have the ability or resources to offer such programs, and students may be left hungry to learn all the world has to teach them.<p>With video …

Is Google's Free Software A Good Deal For Educators?

Kaitlin Morgan says, this year, her school district is going "full Google."<p>Morgan teaches U.S. and world history and advises the yearbook at Woodlake Union High School in California's Central Valley. At Woodlake, "full Google" means a plan to have one Google Chromebook for every two students by the …

The Educator as a Design Thinker

The Educator as a Design Thinker<p>Information abundance, emerging technologies, broad ranging social connections via social media, and the ability to …

Education Is the Avenue to Prosperity in America

From the Carnegies to the Kennedys to the Clampetts -- Americans have always had a fascination with the super wealthy. And our cultural curiosity is only magnified with each release of the Forbes 400, or more recently, a breakdown of the wealthiest individuals in each of the 50 states that received …

8 Great Email Etiquette Tips for Educators & Everyone

The Coming Revolution in Public Education

Why the current wave of reforms, with its heavy emphasis on standardized tests, may actually be harming students<p>Defendants in Atlanta's school cheating scandal turn themselves in. (David Goldman/AP)<p>It's always hard to tell for sure exactly when a revolution starts. Is it when a few discontented …

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