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Students Leading PD, a Powerful Shift in Learning

Students Leading PD, a Powerful Shift in Learning

As I dive back into my imperfect journey of writing, I will attempt to capture a shift in learning that I hope all of you experience as soon as possible. If you have already experienced it, I encourage you to recreate it or hand your students the […]

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STEM is for Everyone

STEM is for Everyone

She may be the granddaughter, niece, and daughter of a math teacher and the twin sister of a math/science-oriented brother, but Jennifer Donais, K-8 STEM Coach at Amesbury Public Schools in Amesbury, Massachusetts did not consider herself a “STEM […]

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Genius Hour- Beyond a Class Period

Genius Hour- Beyond a Class Period

It’s not often that students find themselves unable to move, caught in a state of disbelief at something they’ve just discovered.  It’s even rarer that they sprint across the classroom to share their discoveries with their teachers and classmates. […]

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3 Ways to Foster Strong Student Relationships

3 Ways to Foster Strong Student Relationships

Jed Stefanowicz, a human being I am lucky enough to call my colleague, encouraged me to write a post a few years ago as it had been a while since I had written.  Like any new teacher, I was wrapping my head around exactly what it was I was doing.  […]

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Preparing Students for the Future: 3 Essential Skills

Preparing Students for the Future: 3 Essential Skills

As educators, we have had to adjust our methods and choices in digital tools throughout our careers for many reasons. Besides what we have experienced in the past few years, there is increased access to devices, more apps and tools available for […]

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