My Quarter in Review: Winter 2017

A Look Forward After two years of organizing #NYCEDU on a part-time volunteer basis, I’ve officially stepped into a new role as “founder.” In taking this step, I’m accepting the¬†responsibility for guiding #NYCEDU from a loose collaboration of education innovators to an organization with the processes and discipline to scale up in both members and…

My Personal Mission Statement (v. 4)

As a tree grows, it shifts its resources from growing quickly to growing deeply. That is how I’ve grown this past year, and my personal mission statement, lightly updated but more heavily imprinted, is a reflection of that growth. -Deborah

My Quarter in Review: Winter 2016

What I Accomplished My greatest accomplishments over the last three months was that I finally made it to Thailand! My Thailand trip has been a dream since August 2014, and I was able to save enough money to go by September 2015. December 2015, I headed off to Thailand, and spent a whole month enjoying…

Words Matter; Symbols Matter: Technology Adoption in Education

Larry Cuban, a well-respected education blogger, recently posted the following: Technology Evangelists, Skeptics, and Those in the¬†Middle In it, he points out that what is new is not always what is better and that the language being used to describe late adopters of technology include value judgments that are frankly dangerous. “Evangelists for technology seldom…

So how do I be an entrepreneur and, you know, eat?

If you want to know the answer to this as well, forward to all you entrepreneur friends. I’ll publish results when we have 50 responses. 100 responses is even better. For more resources on figuring out where you are in terms of your financing: 1. Track your monthly expenditures using http://www.mint.com to figure out your…