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Meet Our Teachers: Lesley Jorge

Lesley Jorge teaches French in Upper School and Middle School, having joined the Morgan Park Academy faculty this fall after 13 years in a similar role at a K-12 school in Evanston. 284 more words

Upper School

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

Faculty & Staff

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