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13 and 14 year olds on a beautiful spring day

This is a photo of some of my students on our way back from visiting our “little buddies,” a group of kindergartners with whom we have partnered. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.

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Communal power nap

We have our first test of the school year next Tuesday and today we were discussing three scientific findings that I thought might help the students to study better for that test: 1. There is some evidence that physically writing … Continue reading

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In the first part of the year my students and I discuss what truth is, how we can navigate through the flood of rhetoric and persuasion we are exposed to every day. We read the diary entries of the British … Continue reading

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Tavi and Rookie

Each year I give my students a personal survey, a list of many questions I want them to answer that help me learn who they are. On several of the completed surveys this year, I learned of a website for … Continue reading

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