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Teachers on a four day trip to Washington DC with 130 8th graders

The photo above is what teachers indulge in when they are on a four day trip with 130 high energy and healthy 8th graders in Washington DC and they can’t have a drink. The photos below are some of what … Continue reading

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Field Trip statistics

Tuesday through Friday: Total steps—81,841 Miles walked—33.06 Floors climbed—119 (walking up the path to Monticello accounted for a lot of these) Calories burned—9825 Total number of minutes interacting with 115 adolescents: 3,578

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Field Trip: Day Three

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Field trip on steroids

I’m in Washington DC with 125 8th graders and 12 colleagues for four days. No more need be said.

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Left, right, center at Arlington

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Wet in DC

How very wet 8th graders creatively problem-solve the fact that their shoes, socks, and pants are very very wet in a very very wet DC. So wet, in fact, that even the tidal basin has risen three to four feet (see bench … Continue reading

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A Restaurant for Books

I am in DC with 125 8th graders. One of our stops was at the Library of Congress. I was explaining to BN that it was a readers library for most people which meant that you ordered the manuscripts you wanted … Continue reading

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