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Reading Achievement Initiative

Apr 14, 2014 Comments Off on Reading Achievement Initiative R.H. Collins

The Today Foundation partners with organizations dedicated to community leadership and securing educational opportunities for students. Our newest partner in reading achievement is Head Start of Greater Dallas. Head Start …

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Back to the Seasons

Apr 11, 2014 Comments Off on Back to the Seasons R.H. Collins

House of the Seasons’ preservation efforts continue with acquisition of four oil paintings once owned by home’s original Epperson family Jefferson, Texas – After more than a century, four recently …

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Video: Spring ISD

Apr 9, 2014 Comments Off on Video: Spring ISD R.H. Collins

Istation characters Amelia Chameleon and Justin Time made a visit to two Spring ISD elementary schools: Pat Reynolds Elementary and Carolee Booker Elementary. These were two of the top five …

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Video: Texas Leadership Forum

Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off on Video: Texas Leadership Forum R.H. Collins

The Texas Leadership Forum’s Honorary Chairman, Pete Sessions, speaks to the Time Warner Cable Community Connection about the TLF’s goals and actions. He describes the purpose of the TLF and …

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EdTech Works: Digital Storytelling

Apr 4, 2014 Comments Off on EdTech Works: Digital Storytelling R.H. Collins

I recently interviewed Warren Dale and Lynell Burmark for my podcast. Warren Dale is a former technology facilitator in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Lynell Burmark is the winner …

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Ray Hutchinson: 1932-2014

Apr 3, 2014 Comments Off on Ray Hutchinson: 1932-2014 R.H. Collins

My good friend Ray Hutchinson died Monday. He was a brilliant lawyer, loving husband, and great conservative. I have known Ray for almost 40 years and he was a man …

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Paddlefish Reintroduction Education Initiative

Apr 3, 2014 Comments Off on Paddlefish Reintroduction Education Initiative R.H. Collins

The Collins Academy and its partner Caddo Lake Institute are sponsoring the Paddlefish Reintroduction Education Initiative. I am excited to share that over the next few months, forty-seven paddlefish will …

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Texas Leadership Forum 2014-2015 Application Deadline

Apr 2, 2014 Comments Off on Texas Leadership Forum 2014-2015 Application Deadline R.H. Collins

Do you know a high school junior interested in a leadership opportunity and a trip to Washington, D.C.? The Texas Leadership Forum helps high school students build character and leadership …

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EdTech Works: Flipped Classrooms

Apr 2, 2014 Comments Off on EdTech Works: Flipped Classrooms R.H. Collins

I had the honor to interview an innovative educator, Todd Nesloney, from Waller, Texas. We spoke about how he flipped his classroom, what it means to be a connected educator, …

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EdTech Works: Student Blogging

Mar 22, 2014 Comments Off on EdTech Works: Student Blogging R.H. Collins

Paul Wagner, campus instructional technology specialist from Rosenberg, Texas, spoke with me about student blogging. Paul previously worked in the classroom for 7 years, teaching 3rd and 4th grade. He …

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