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Education News and Travel Roundup – June 21, 2013

Happy Friday! Here’s this week’s roundup of education and travel news.

Watch Hingham Middle School’s sendoff to their retiring principal. Roger Boddie thought he was giving a film crew a tour of the construction site where the new school would be, but instead his students and faculty surprised him with a flash mob and signs that said, “Thank you for believing in us!”

Watching the performance from the roof, Boddie says, “When people ask me what I’m going to miss, I think I know what it is.”

Are you using technology in your classroom? Students in Baltimore City Public Schools are using a math app for self-paced study. Do you agree that this is the new direction of education? (via ABC 2 News)

We felt carsick just reading this account of driving Europe’s “wiggliest road.” Would you want to drive it, given the chance? (via Lonely Planet)

We’re sure you’ll agree with the lessons learned from being a student teacher. Anything else you remember from when you first started teaching? (via CNN’s Schools of Thought blog)

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