STEM: Harvard Business School methodology comes to Cincinnati-area elementary classrooms (Soapbox Media) it is my pleasure to be working with this partnership. 

Personalized Learning: a new approach requires a new mindset (Getting Smart) Related: blended learning moves into teacher prep programs (Getting Smart)

Blended Learning: Vermilion schools renovations facilitate new learning (Sandusky Register)

Common Core: Florida’s Board of Education tweaks Common Core (Tampa Bay Online) plus a suggestion for Catholic schools to adapt the Core (Cardinal Newman Society)

iPad: Kindergartner with leukemia keeps in touch with class via iPad (Santa Cruz Senitntel)

BONUS LINK: I heard an interesting definition of middle age in 2014 recently: old enough to have used a rotary dial, young enough to have needed a Smartphone to remember what happened with friends the night before.  However, there was a time when rotary dial was cutting edge. A look back at a Bell system video from 60 years ago.