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Stager-to-Go · 2W ago

Choice Time

I became a pre-k through 8th grade teacher in the mid-1980s. I was literally in the last teacher education cohort who was expected to learn how to teach science, music, art, physical educati...
Stager-to-Go · 1M ago

Joi de Vivre Personified

On Christmas Eve (2016), the world lost one of its most profound thinkers when learning theorist, Dr. Edith Ackermann, left us at age 70. Anyone blessed with even the most casual encounter w...
Stager-to-Go · 2M ago

An Open Letter to the ISTE Interim CEO and Board – re: Seymour Papert

Dear Dr. Williams: Thank you so much for being the first ISTE executive or board member to address the sad state of affairs expressed by my old friend and mentor David Thornburg. It is disap...
Stager-to-Go · 2M ago

Logo Exchange Archives – Two decades worth of school CS inspiration

In honor of Computer Science Week, I humbly share with you the digital archives of one of the longest-running journals in the history of computing in schools, Logo Exchange. For more than tw...
Stager-to-Go · 3M ago

How Educators Should Understand Hillary Clinton’s Server

When it comes to technology, teachers are too often treated as imbeciles or felons! In 1990, I was hired to teach public school 4th grade. By that time, I had already been engaging children ...
Stager-to-Go · 4M ago

School is More than a Place – Laptops in Teacher Education (1997)

School is More than a Place – Laptops in Teacher Education by Gary S. Stager Adjunct Professor – Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (USA) This September our sc...
Stager-to-Go · 5M ago

Your Kid Should Not Do Homework and Here is How to Stop It

A colleague recently asked for advice for parents wishing to opt-out their children from school assigned homework. This is what we did. Every person we have shared this strategy with found i...
Stager-to-Go · 6M ago

Back-To-Rule (2001)

From the archives… Back-to-Rule We must address behavior and not technology © 2001 Gary S. Stager Published in the November 2001 issue of District Administrator Magazine Parent: Are you goin...
Stager-to-Go · 6M ago

NO! I Will Not Buy Your Damned School Supplies!

This time of year, the “news” is full of heartwarming back-to-school tales of good citizens buying school supplies for needy classrooms. Pop-music footnotes, Katy Perry and Pharrell the Plag...
Stager-to-Go · 6M ago

I Want My Stager TV!

The following videos are a good representation of my work as a conference keynote speaker and educational consultant. The production values vary, but my emphasis on creating more productive ...