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When Clean Up Goes Well

When Clean Up Goes Well

When clean up goes well, we have a little extra time before the next class. During this time I like to show videos that help us leave the classroom feeling joyous, inspired, or curious. The typical video is between two and four minutes long and is the last impression of each class. We recently used […]

iPads and Websites for Parents/Guardians

iPads and Websites for Parents/Guardians

Now that iPads have been rolled out with all Miscoe Hill students, there are a few things you should know: 1. Soon you will be receiving an email from Artsonia.com about our online art gallery. Artsonia is a website established by art teachers for art teachers. It is a secure site. In the past three […]

60 To Zero In Five Seconds Flat

60 To Zero In Five Seconds Flat

As I know I mentioned before, I was fortunate to spend a week in the Project Zero Classroom program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education this summer studying the big ideas of prominent figures in education. One of the big ideas I encountered is Making Thinking Visible, introduced by Ron Ritchart and David Perkins. […]