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Trying it Myself: Doing what we ask the students to do

Last weekend I read a great blog post written by Grant Wiggins, who is a leader in the field of educational reform and is perhaps most well known for co-authoring… 825 more words

Bret's $.02

Passion to Action: "Happy Hearts" of 6th Grade

Sacred Hearts School in Lahaina has a long tradition of awarding “Happy Hearts” to students who exemplify Christian living. These students go out of their way to help their fellow students, they practice their manners and treat others with respect. 415 more words


Music from The Middle School Ensemble

Here are several fantastic recorder pieces from the last few assemblies. Here are the Middle School students playing with Katrien:

Dona Nobis Pacem

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Middle School

Polygraphic Memory

When I started 6th grade I didn’t know a single person in my class. I was terrified.

I didn’t have any friends. In that class. I had friends, they were just in a different class, a different wing of the building. 1,211 more words

The Embarrassment Blog

Movement and Learning

More, and more educational research is coming out about the correlation between student understanding, and movement. When students have an opportunity to move around in class, it is shown to stimulate brain activity, resulting in greater recall of material.   30 more words

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