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Really?

Jen Robinson Uncategorized

The past few months have been blurry. It is hard to believe that it is already March only a few weeks away from spring break. Last night when I got home I asked my husband, who is also a teacher

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Rhetoric 2.0

Eve Rifkin Uncategorized

Kids today know better. They know that their peers in China and India are not villains. Our kids are inspired by youth around the world, in places like France, Tibet, and Egypt. They want to be like them, not beat them on a test.

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TTWWADI the Sequel

Donnie Dicus Uncategorized

I'm sure everyone has heard someone whine this! "That's the way we've always done it! Why change!" My fellow blogger, Mike Lee, wrote a great piece about hunting these TTWWADI's! You can read it at  http://www.storiesfromschoolaz.org/2010/08/ttwwadis-exposed.html My district has been

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How Do You Teach Math?

Jen Robinson Uncategorized

“A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.” Anonymous What do you see?                         o                        o                        o                        o                        o                         o                       o                      o                         o                        o

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Points

Daniela A. Robles Uncategorized

Two weeks ago I had the privilege of being a guest speaker for a class that consisted of teachers in their second and third year of teaching. These energetic teachers had spent the previous class discussing characteristics of an effective

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Good News: Your kid passed! Bad News: You didn’t!

Donnie Dicus Uncategorized

Imagine going to a parent-teacher conference with a report for the student AND the parent! Well, one Florida school district is proposing just that. http://www.parentdish.com/2011/01/19/report-card-day-could-include-grades-for-parents-under-proposed/  Parents will be graded on responses to requests for meetings, attendance at conferences, completion of homework,

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Everything is a Controversy…

Mike Lee Uncategorized

My school was featured in an article for the New York Times this week regarding technology use in education and our new iPad Lab dubbed, "The iMaginarium."  This was coup for the school and we have had two major software/curriculum

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