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- The fantastic and delicious Ommegang Brewery
- Daniella is looking for suggestions on how to reduce waste in the science classroom.
- You can start a Sustainability Club for your school.
- The Green Chemistry curriculum.
- Steve R. is waiting for Kevin P. to give him more details on his use of Balloons.
- Devin S. is struggling with the realities of designing cumulative exams.
- Has your boss made best use of your district’s Google Drive? Is there a folder for all things related to your department? Is there a department ReadMe file? If not, feel free to put them in touch with David.
- Starring items in Google Drive remains a major productivity boon.
- Paul is all about that Database. Specifically iDatabase.
- Microsoft Access gets a lot of use in Deer Park.
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This Week's Topic: Our Mentors
- Best wishes, Brad W.!
- Brad’s Blog
- Paul needs to work on his Active Listening skills.
- The job of a mentor is not to do your thinking for you.
- Sometimes mentors need to give teachers excuses to think.
- The job of a leader sometimes involves overt praise
- David acknowledges that his "maybe you want to be a bitch" anecdote is gender-biased, and reflects his privilege, but that's what happened, so he's not going to lie to you.