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read across america day 2016

We joined in on Discovery Education’s #CelebrateWithDE event this afternoon, in honor of Read Across America Day. The event included a read aloud with Peter H. and Paul A. Reynolds of the awesome FableVision Studios. Peter read and explained the book Going Places during the event. Unfortunately, his twin brother Paul wasn’t able to make… Continue reading read across america day 2016

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student generated rubrics = better student work

As we began to dig into our study of data collection and graphing, I realized quickly that my students didn’t have a lot of experience setting up their own graphs on graph paper. This became the perfect opportunity to engage the children in taking a closer look their work and creating some guidelines together for… Continue reading student generated rubrics = better student work

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Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds

Today I attended the Scaling STEM conference in Durham, primarily to present with one of my colleagues about our school in the Innovative Schools & Districts sessions. What I wasn’t expecting was that it would be an inspiring and exciting look at the future of education. The day was kicked off with an NSCU student… Continue reading Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds