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Falling Behind: The Need for Edtech Urgency

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. ~ Leonardo da Vinci Change takes time. Baby steps. One day at a time. There is no shortage of admonitions about the process and pace of change. In education, it seems, … Continue reading

Balancing Technology and Pedagogy

A recent article in the New York Times, about an Arizona school district, has garnered quite a bit of attention and raised questions about the value of technology in the classroom.  The article, In Classroom of the Future, Stagnant Scores, addresses the fact that in spite of a significant investments in technology, the Kyrene School … Continue reading

Blogging: 6 Reasons It’s Not Just for Adults

There have been no shortage of posts related to the reasons educators should blog. As my blog, Molehills out of Mountains, approaches its two-year anniversary, I have spent quite a bit of time considering how blogging has impacted my professional life. I believe that it is entirely reasonable to say that blogging, and the connections … Continue reading


I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.  ~ Albert Einstein Educators treat time as a precious commodity.  We plan lessons, write and follow curriculum maps, and structure our days to “maximize instructional time.”   Students are only in our classes for seven hours (give or … Continue reading

Innovation: The Moving Target

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. ~ Robert Goddard Most evenings, I take a little time to review my Google Reader account.  Tonight, there are 106 updates — most related to educational reform efforts, use of educational technology, … Continue reading

Jeff Delp

Junior high principal by day, sports enthusiast, technology fanatic and jedi in my own mind. Striving to be a difference maker!