Author Archives: jaclynfre

About jaclynfre

Tech integration specialist, recipe adventurer, fast walker, sporadic writer, aunt, sister and daughter

One Hard Thing

  So add Angela Lee Duckworth to the list that includes Amy Chua, Michelle Rhee, and Bich Minh Nguyen: The list of Asian women who make me wonder if I make the most of my time. As I listened to Duckworth, … Continue reading

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mr_robot_rabbithole.mp4

As someone who is notorious for becoming captured–only that implies someone else is doing the capturing–who entangles herself in television shows, I have fallen prey–there I go again–become addicted to another one. Mr. Robot. If you have not seen this … Continue reading

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frog under my bag

As I was leaving school, I lifted my bag and found a small frog under it. I have an interior office. It’s carpeted. There are no windows, because it’s an interior space. Painted cement blocks on 4 walls. The outside … Continue reading

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45 Minutes to Open and Close a Thumbdrive

In a borrowed classroom because ours was being used for testing. With a class that pops out of focus without routine and structure. Delivering a tech lesson requested by the homeroom teacher. On 5 year old computers cast off from a sister … Continue reading

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how I cultivate a list of current heroes

I was reading an article about change.org in Time magazine on the couch at my parents’ house where my parents were also reading in their lazy-boy chairs. The writer was describing the founder, Ben Rattray‘s, intonations in a certain way. … Continue reading

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feeling fractured

I’ve lost count of how many blogs I’ve started, and not really abandoned, but sort of lost track of. But I do know that I recently started 2 new blogs in response to the fact that blogs are for specific … Continue reading

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a personal learning network (pln) story

a personal learning network (pln) story I do not like them! I do not like PLNs, I do not like them Sam I Am! A quiet epiphany this year has been that although educational “best practice” (like PLNs and keeping … Continue reading

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