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Introducing our New Learning Journey for September, 2014

As I mentioned in an earlier post, we’ve been reviewing our curriculum design over the past few months. When I wrote that post, we were in the process of weighing up different options with regards to the overall structure, focus, and length of our learning journey. 1,836 more words

Curriculum And Research

Launch of Curriculum Analytics in 3 Days

Interested in measuring curriculum efficacy? Check it out for yourself on August 25th!

Sign Language Lesson Planning

When I come up with new ideas for classes, my brain goes on overdrive until I sit down and do something with them. That’s why I… 515 more words


redrafting, redoing, regluing.

I worked for two days on trying to sequence all of my 7th grade desired skills and understandings in a thoughtful sequence and adding in all of the “Need to Know” Common Core standards. 462 more words


Curriculum Design: MetaReflection: Standard 9

Teacher Leader Standard 9 states: Teacher leaders evaluate and use effective curriculum design. Previously, I felt confident in my skills around curriculum design, however, given the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and increased demands on teachers and students, the rigors of curriculum and unit design have drastically increased. 1,281 more words


Back to the Classroom and an End-of-Summer Trip

After exactly two months out of my classroom, I spent two marathon days in my room at the beginning of the week. It was a little odd to be back after so long away, but I have quickly found my way back into “school mode.” The past two days have been full of sifting through all of the papers that I held onto during the year, organizing materials, and shifting furniture. 353 more words