Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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My new Interactive Whiteboard: Part I

My new Interactive Whiteboard: Part I

By on August 11, 2008

Is the tale of the recent surge of Interactive Whiteboards a grade-B horror flick or a Cinderella story?  Are they the villain or the belle of the ball?  They’ve begun creeping into trendsetting classrooms, taking over precious wall space and

Kelly Gallagher’s Golden Line

Kelly Gallagher’s Golden Line

By on July 12, 2008

Kelly Gallagher on the simple concept: "Everyone improves."

Collaboration…Blocked by a Firewall Near You

Collaboration…Blocked by a Firewall Near You

By on July 2, 2008

I just saw Doug Fisher's presentation on ELL students in the Language Arts classroom. I got me reflective on tech's role in collaboration in the classroom.

The Carnival #178 is in town!

The Carnival #178 is in town!

By on July 2, 2008

The Carnival #178 has come to town!

How To Get a Job in Education That You Love

How To Get a Job in Education That You Love

By on June 12, 2008

Don't just take the first job handed to you. Here's a step-by-step guide in finding a job in education on your terms.

Oral Presentation Rubric

Oral Presentation Rubric

By on June 8, 2008

Here is an Oral Presentation Rubric from my Teach the Teacher unit.

Make an Offer They Can’t Refuse

Make an Offer They Can’t Refuse

By on June 2, 2008

How does an administrator control the quality of their staff if the union won't let them transfer an ineffective teacher? According to The Washington Post, some unions are loosening up on their hold over administrator's rights.

Writing Dialogue: or, How to Use Quotes Without Hurting Anyone

Writing Dialogue: or, How to Use Quotes Without Hurting Anyone

By on May 29, 2008

Here is my Powerpoint on How to Write Dialogue and How to Use Quotation Marks in dialogue.

Book Review: Skulduggery Pleasant

Book Review: Skulduggery Pleasant

By on May 20, 2008

Skulduggery Pleasant is a fantastic character. Picture Errol Flynn sans skin.

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

By on May 8, 2008

Here you will find more information about me and my upcoming conference sessions at the CCHE and FETC/CUE conferences

Differentiating NCLB

Differentiating NCLB

By on March 20, 2008

The Chicago Tribune reports that they have decided to differentiated NCLB. Bully for them.

Education X-Prize

Education X-Prize

By on February 17, 2008

Education needs to reach beyond those within education for ideas on how to solve its problems. Maybe the X Prize Foundation can figure it out.