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Meet Our Teachers: Tara Gorry

Tara Gorry teaches Spanish in the Upper School and Middle School, having joined Morgan Park Academy this fall from Montrose School, an independent school in suburban Boston. 356 more words

Upper School

3 Strategies Every Support Class Needs

  1. What do you notice? What do you wonder?
  2. Math/Number Talk
  3. Number/Problem Strings

If you have not heard of these three ideas, you need to look them up. 609 more words

Beginner Teachers

Meet Our Teachers: Jeanne Pagliaro

Jeanne Pagliaro teaches seventh-grade physical science and eighth-grade life science.

Ms. Pagliaro began her career in middle school, but she also taught high school courses for many years in both public and private schools. 288 more words

Middle School

What's with all the noise?

Taking a brief divergent from posting about math, I am addressing classroom management issues. This year, I started at a new school and am feeling like I am in my first year all over again. 628 more words

Beginner Teachers

Reinventing the Student Notebook

Three years ago, during my first year at Morgan Park Academy, I had to improvise part of a lesson after I was left without one of the handouts I planned to use. 666 more words

Middle School

Leading Together for Growth & Impact

This past weekend, about 75 of Graded’s teacher leaders came together in our black box theater to collaborate and learn at the two-day Teacher Leader Retreat.   272 more words

Professional Development

Victoria Jamieson's Back! All's Faire in Middle School

All’s Faire in Middle School, by Victoria Jamieson, (Sept. 2017, Dial Books), $12.99, ISBN: 978-0525429999

Recommended for ages 9-13

Newbery Honor winner Victoria Jamieson’s newest graphic novel, All’s Faire in Middle School, introduces readers to Imogene (Impy), an 11 year-old who’s about to start middle school after being homeschooled. 247 more words

Tween Reads