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Everyday Education: Using Technology To Foster Community


March 5, 2018

Courtesy photo

TCH Selfie Career Day: Smith enjoys a lighter moment showing students one aspect of his job during Career Day at T.C. Henderson Elementary, with students who have since moved up to middle school.

By the time I got to his office at 9:30 Friday morning, Kevin Smith had already done what some would consider a day's work. The Parkland High School shooting had occurred the day before, and Smith and Superintendent Jeff McDaris had planned their response.

McDaris had ordered all school building flags to fly at half-staff (before the state or federal governments had mandated it). Smith had sprinted to the high school to photograph the flag lowered to half-staff and then posted several Facebook posts and tweets to reassure the community that keeping our students and staff safe was the scho...

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