WordPress Now Powers 25% Sites World Wide

Last month, a group that monitors world wide Internet usage and publishing, W3Techs, released their annual report that included this revelation: 25% of all web sites in the world are published using WordPress. It’s a fascinating data point, especially since it has been growing steadily for years which points to a long term trend. To understand it better, it helps

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Memory, Space Archaeology, and a $1 Million Prize

We know in order to remember something, humans need to turn short term memories into long term memories. We do this most effectively by connecting new information with knowledge already stored in our long term memories, or by otherwise working and processing the information until it is recreated inside the neural synapses of our long term memories. This week at

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Top Five Moments from Last UFO

A group of brave students and faculty came out last Friday night for another UFO (Unidentified Friday Opportunity). While they did not know where we were going when they signed up, they brought with them a healthy sense of adventure and a growing confidence to be themselves. Here are my top five moments from seeing our students on the trip.

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Thinking about Hearts, Minds, and Hands in Israel

The time is quickly approaching when we will return together to share our summer adventures and begin a new school year. This summer I had the opportunity to travel to Israel with other administrators and teachers from independent schools in the Pittsburgh area. Our tour took us to schools and towns along the still young borders with Lebanon and Syria.

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