When my friend Dr. Kelly Lyon asked me to consider joining the EAST Initiative Board of Directors in 2010, I didn’t even know what the acronym stood for. Kelly described EAST in terms that I found compelling: project learning, technology, … Continue reading
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Are you ready for the EAST Conference? Truth be told, we’re really not either. But we’re soooo close! We’ve hit that part of Conference preparation where the things to do are the “last minute things,” but somehow, like a chemistry … Continue reading
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NOTE: You can find this blog entry and more stories from around the Initiative in the upcoming issue of EAST Quarterly, available Dec. 1 at https://issuu.com/eastquarterly. In 2009 we quietly started a special program to recognize outstanding EAST students who … Continue reading
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Nov. 10, 2016 – What a week this was! As I write this, a team representing the EAST Initiative is on a plane heading home from Silicon Valley after very little sleep but so much engagement and excitement. Last … Continue reading
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I promised last time that I would report back on what I learned during my sojourn up into the Boston Mountains, but I’m not sure that I can relate it all in a single blog post. Over the course of … Continue reading
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Hello, It’s Good to Be Back Well, I know that it has been a while since we last met here on the blog, but we here at EAST have been busy “dreaming up” a more coordinated communications strategy and … Continue reading