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Students at the Helm (for real)

[I]n Humanities, we had some academic goals focused on the stages of the writing process that could be achieved through a few different content avenues. So, I polled the students… Continue reading

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Teaching Memo – Hybrid Teaching: Dos and Don’ts (that didn’t make the cut)

Need some tips on teaching concurrently / in a hybrid model? Here are some dos and don’ts for how to succeed at teaching remote and in-person students simultaneously. Continue reading

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Schools Should Embrace Pluralism, not Neutrality

As with every federal election cycle, educators and administrators are once again engaging in conversations about neutrality in our schools. Should teachers discuss elections? Should they say anything that might seem to agree with one side or the other in … Continue reading

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Nothing Went as Planned, and Everything Will Be Okay: A(nother) 2020 Experience

All we can do is the best we can do, and it’s okay not to be okay. This week, as is the case so many places across the country, our school had a surprise shutdown on the occasion of a … Continue reading

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How to REALLY be Prepared for the 2020-2021 School Year

Challenge and Solution # 1 Challenge “I have been doing this for years / I’ve been training to teach a certain way. I can’t rely on that training/experience and have everything ready to go for online and in-person contexts.” Solution … Continue reading

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