Knowledge vs Intelligence: A Discussion for Digital Learning Age

I came across this article  some weeks ago – Does knowledge matter in the age of Google? http://buff.ly/2brmg2N.  Heads up, the first couple of sentences may be slightly bothersome to some … Continue reading Knowledge vs Intelligence: A Discussion for Digital Learning Age

Supporting Our New Teachers

I’ve been meeting with our school based new teacher mentor about  planning impactful on-boarding experiences for our newest teachers, both to the profession and the building. This is her first … Continue reading Supporting Our New Teachers

Middle School Schedule [6]: Book Review ‘Making Teamwork Meaningful’

‘If teams of teachers are going to accomplish anything of substance, they need regularly scheduled opportunities during the school day to collaborate. In addition, if a school truly want to … Continue reading Middle School Schedule [6]: Book Review ‘Making Teamwork Meaningful’

Middle School Schedule [5]: Intervention and Operations

   The transition next year is about  bettering how we teach and how students learn, those are first and foremost. Our discussions in SIT and leadership focus on how this … Continue reading Middle School Schedule [5]: Intervention and Operations

Middle School Schedule [2]: Block = Flexibility

Our current schedule is a 7 period schedule. We take our instructional day and divide it into 7 equal blocks of time allotting additional time during lunch as well as … Continue reading Middle School Schedule [2]: Block = Flexibility