Catching the Hype!

Friday, January 27, 2017

A powerhouse month when it comes to digital learning, students at Elmwood School have been catching the hype. Thrively “How do you SHINE?”  This is a question many…

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First Graders Take on Passion Based Projects About Earth

Friday, December 23, 2016

Room 12 at Center School participated in a science-based Genius Hour and I am fortunate to have joined them.  From learning about earth as a class to choosing a question…

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Self-directed Learning: It’s Elementary!

Friday, December 16, 2016

How can technology redefine the student-teacher relationship? In the typical mind’s eye, students are seen taking the lead from teachers. A transition occurs between subjects. Teachers give students…

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Embracing the 4 C’s With Kindness

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

With even our youngest students, 21st century learning is playing an essential role in education and Mrs. Homan’s kindergarten class is leading by example.  We often hear of the 21st Century “Super…

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Inside the High School’s New Fab Lab

Friday, November 4, 2016
Photo: Declan Curry and Jade Poovakad in Fab Lab

“You’re going to need some graph paper, a ruler with the cork back, and a 45-degree triangle,” art teacher Christine Enos declares to her first-period class. The students…

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They’re Off to Great Places at Hopkins School

Friday, September 30, 2016

During the first few weeks at Hopkins School, students were seen breaking out! Well, there wasn’t exactly a mad rush to the doors or to the nurse to check…

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Let the Games Begin!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hopkins School kicked off the year with a touch of Olympic flair. On September 14, Principal Bilello emceed the opening ceremonies of the 2016-17 school year. Students marched…

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Transforming from Library to Learning Commons

Friday, September 16, 2016

Since taking over as the librarian at the high school, Kirsten Fournier has transformed the space and services for students and staff. Last year, she introduced a maker space…

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Breakout EDU Gaining Following with High School Math Teachers

Friday, June 3, 2016
Photo: Breakoutbox EDU Kit

It is a plain concept really, present students with a problem, give them a series of clues to solve it, and stand back to see what happens. That…

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Teacher Leaders

Monday, May 2, 2016

We have had a number of teachers in our district joining the first cohort of EdTechTeamOnline where they are learning how to embrace emerging technology and read/discuss current…

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