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PD - Science National Workshop

Last week I went with Greg to the national science workshop – focusing on science through a cultural lens and intergrating literacy into the classroom. 373 more words

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Maple Sugaring: Sapping Over Time

Another season has ended and the students have learned a lot. This year’s maple sugaring club consisted of a group of hardworking middle school students who took on the responsibility of running the club. 823 more words

Seventh Grade

Teaching Middle School, Week 17: "Because we're bad"

Two comments to me at school this past week have stuck with me.

Both were from 6th grade students.

The first occurred while three of my students were working on their project for the end of the year. 839 more words


From Classroom to Coaching

Since I last published here, my positions have radically changed.  I taught another year of grade 7 to an amazing group of students with whom I am still in touch.  464 more words

Middle School

Teaching Middle School, Week 13: The reality of high-stakes TESTING

Imagine that this, above, is your setting for 5 days – from 8:10 until about noon each day.

Except that the words on the window – taken down. 711 more words


The Dreaded Second Semester Slump

Prior to coming to Morgan Park Academy, I was an adjunct professor, teaching Acting, Theatre History and Speech classes at two state universities and one private college. 762 more words

Middle School

Two Kent County Junior Achievement Advocates Reach Milestones

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland Inc. recently announced that Kent County Middle School teacher Ed Stack has been named a Financial Education and Capability Awards Program winner and also announced that after 10 years as a JA volunteer and advocate in Kent County, Stuart “Mickey” Elsberg is retiring. 267 more words