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So...Have You Always Taught Math This Way?

I’ve been asked this question several times over the past 15 years or so.  Most recently at a workshop I facilitated for middle school teachers.  The short answer is no.   808 more words

Problem Solving

28 Tricks for a Fearless Grade 6: One Kid's Survival Guide

28 Tricks for a Fearless Grade 6, by Catherine Austen (James Lorimer & Company, Sept. 2014). $8.95, ISBN: 9781459406193

Recommended for ages 8-12

Dave Davidson is a good kid who just wants to help his friends. 253 more words

Tween Reads

Nate, zombies and why we really need to keep better track of our kids...

This is the second novel I’ve read this week in which the main characters launch out on a midnight trip to locations they’ve talked or dreamed about. 475 more words

Children's Lit

Three Cups Project

Ileana Lavender’s Visual Arts students experiment in clay.

Middle School

Featured Creatures!

What better way to wrap up the school year and a unit on Invertebrates, than to create an original invertebrate of one’s own?

Susan Vicelli’s 6th Grade Life Science students did just that.   98 more words

Middle School

Letters to students from students

At this point, you can tell how much I love transition! And, if you’ve been reading these past few posts I don’t have to recount why or the importance of it all. 315 more words

Middle School

Parenting Today's Teens - Mark Gregston

Today at Calvary we are blessed to have Mark Gregston with us.  Mark has been working with parents and teenagers for his entire adult life and 24 years ago started the Heartlight Ministries residential program.   46 more words

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