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Weekly Agenda for November 10-14, 2014

I'm continuing my efforts to increase folks' awareness of where they can find me and when. I already have this information posted on my blogsite, but I know that not everyone navigates to it. With next week's schedule being as scattered as it is, I've decided to opt out of workshops for the week and instead focus on giving teachers more 1:1 time. If I am scheduled to be at the other school and you'd like to meet with me, just be in touch. I can often walk over to meet with you, if time allows, or I can call you via a Google Hangout. I'm always here to help!


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