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What Really Matters

Today I was proctoring the NYS Math exam. As I walked around the classroom I noticed a sheet of paper behind the teachers desk. It was the inspirational poem by Michael Josephson What Will Matter. I paused to read it … Continue reading

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Career Decisions

This past week as my husband and I drove my middle child back to college I got to thinking about her road ahead. She will be graduating in May and her future has yet to be realized. While she is … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation

It is summer vacation and I love this time of year because of what it allows me to do. I love to discover new projects. It is a time to get creative. As I get ready for the upcoming school year … Continue reading

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Personal Goals

When students are encouraged to set personal  goals for themselves they are more likely to take ownership of their learning. For math, if you want students to learn their math facts my colleague Kim told students the test day and … Continue reading

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Social Media Connection

 I was curious what Twitter was all about so over the summer I tried Twitter. I created an account @cjgermano and it did not take very long, I was hooked.  It was the summer after I finished grad school and I wanted … Continue reading

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New to technology integration

Everybody has to start sometime and they may feel like they will never “get it” but with persistance and reassurance anything is possible.  For the last seven years I have worked with some form of technology. Whether through personal experimentations … Continue reading

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