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Reaping the results of the conscientious, earnest, and dedicated efforts of my colleagues

Yesterday my 8th graders had their first Around Table discussions of the year. The Around Table is a structure of formalized classroom discussion that allows the students to be totally in control of the conversation. They don’t raise their hands … Continue reading

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Eisenhower’s finest moment

56 years ago today, the Little Rock Nine entered Central High School for their first full day of school accompanied by the 101st Airborne, sent by President Eisenhower to protect them and keep them safe. The governor of Arkansas, Governor … Continue reading

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The Governors Faubi

Today we did a role play of the school board in Little Rock in 1957. The class was divided into 5 groups each representing a different interest responding to the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v Board of Ed that … Continue reading

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