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Betsy DeVos’ nomination and confirmation as the Trump administration’s Secretary of Education have been a tumultuous slice of history, though the outrage may be premature. Who is Betsy DeVos? Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was nominated to her post by then President-elect Donald Trump on November 23, 2016, and later confirmed by the U.S. Senate …

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Can’t tell you how excited I am that our program COETAIL (Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy) has joined forces with the Google for Education team to offer educators the ability to complete both your COETAIL micro-credential and your Google for Education Certified Trainer (GET) certificate at the same time. As one COETAILer put …

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Dear friends! I’m on tour! And what a total blast and a half it’s been so far – my mind is blown by the outpouring of enthusiasm and pure LOVE here in New York City. Thanks to all of you for coming out to the events with your biggest smiles and warmest hearts. Taking my book …

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At long last, I’m sharing the recipe I’ve probably made the most since Adriana started eating solids (which somehow feels like forever ago and just yesterday at the same time). I’ve had so many requests for this recipe, but never got around to sharing it because it would always be devoured right away, leaving no …

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Our daughter’s school teacher sent along a pale blue little text book for her to draw and write in during our recent trip to Cape Town. Considering that Elsa’s previous writing experiences mostly consisted of scribbling random letters from the alphabet and signing her drawings (often reversed), we honestly didn’t expect this journal to be anything more than a sketch book. But to our surprise, she filled the …

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The world we exist in now is very much an on-demand one. We expect to watch our favorite TV shows when we want where we want, we expect to have the entire music library in our pocket. We want what we want when we want it. We believe professional development for educators is headed in …

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Sports and travel have always gone together for me. Attending the Super Bowl, World Cup, and visiting every Major League Baseball stadium have all played major roles in traveling around the U.S. and the world. I still have a few MLB stadiums left to see but that hasn’t stopped me from setting the new travel …

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The New York Times Travel Show is one of the best in the U.S. and is held annually at the Javits Center on the west side of Manhattan. I’ve attended the show three times and will continue to because it delivers fantastic speakers and representatives from destinations around the world. More importantly, it is a …

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  Seven months of wild waves with this man of my dreams keeping my head above water. I’ve always dreamed of being a mother, but never knew if I could be. I experienced multiple pelvic and internal injuries after being hit by a car at 16 with ongoing pain and limitations, and was warned of …

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If you’ve been following my Insta Stories this year, you might’ve seen that one of my smaller goals for 2017 is to use reusable produce bags. It’s something I’ve tried in the past but never stuck with, so when I told Eric about the goal he wasn’t sure that I would actually do it. Especially …

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