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"Lunch in the Zombie Apocalypse" and Other New Classes

A new round of seventh and eighth grade Selectives courses started this week, and the middle school teachers are shaking things up. Seven new offerings are joining perennial favorites – everything from building remote-controlled cars to surviving a zombie apocalypse. 952 more words

21st Century Skills

Let's stop calling them "21st Century Skills"

So here’s the thing.  We are 17 years into the 21st century at this point, making it kind of embarrassing to talk about teaching “21st Century Skills” to our students. 1,281 more words

Computational Thinker

The ecosystem of our kind: consultants to consultants to consultants

First-of-the-year projections are still arriving at my inbox.

Added to the traditional providers now there’s a lively and growing new ecosystem of law firm consultants. There are all kinds of them. 240 more words

Top Ten Posts of 2016 #5: Using evidence and primary analysis worksheets

I’m sure most of you are doing the same thing I’m doing right now. Spending time with family and friends, watching football, catching up on that book… 647 more words


Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Camp on my Resume

We’ve all heard it in one form or another: “I can’t go to camp this summer, I have to go get a real job.”

And perhaps many of us have heard from various camp leadership staff and organizations and retreats (for me it was drilled into my brain at the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s… 960 more words