Mentor HS principal Mr. Whyte told me that while he was watching our Grade 9/10 boys’ rugby team handily defeat a local public school on Tuesday, he noticed a large banner on the side of the school advertising that it offers a “Specialist High Skills Major” in Sports. 387 more words
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“A third-grade teacher at a Denver elementary school decided to try to get to know her students better — most of whom come from low-income families — and gave them a writing assignment in which she hoped they would reveal something about themselves. 85 more words
Provocation is a powerful item in the inquiry learning tool box. It sparks confusion, a strong reaction and above all curiosity.
One of the strongest take aways from spending time at the 731 more words
From the Classroom
Cholelithiasis or Choledocholithiasis: What’s the Difference?
By Danielle LaFleur Brooks, MEd, MA
Last night in class as we reviewed results from our second exam, a student shared she still had a hard time distinguishing the terms… 17 more words
When other teachers find out I’m Apple Distinguished Educator, I’m often asked if I’ve got a killer reading, spelling, writing, maths app recommendations.
There’s almost a sense of a let down when I say the app that my students and I use most in my classroom is the camera. 209 more words
Before testing season began, districts across the state ran ‘bandwidth tests’ to be sure their internet connections were adequate to handle the traffic that comes with tens of thousands of students a day taking tests. 512 more words