Monthly Archives: September 2011

community, Community, COMMUNITY?

To which level of community are you and your learners connected:  community, Community, or COMMUNITY?  How connected are you and your learners to a community, any community? This week I attended the Trinity School 60th Anniversary Speaker Series featuring Dr. Heidi … Continue reading

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Completing the Square / Leading by Following

On Saturday, September 17, Bo Adams and I were privileged to provide the keynote address for the 2011 Regional T³/MCTM Annual Conference.  Conference Director Jennifer Wilson facilitated a wonderfully effective learning opportunity for teachers, administrators, pre-service teachers, college professors, and … Continue reading

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Beginnings of Lesson Study ~ We rather than me.

Our Learning for Life vision statement calls us to promote six essential actions:  integrated studies, problem-based learning, utilizing 21st Century learning spaces, teachers working in teams, balanced assessment, and global citizenship. Our Algebra I PLT (professional learning team) reconfigured the … Continue reading

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Wait, Listen, and Learn – edu180atl: jill gough 9.9.11

We all strive to seize the teachable moment.  How often are we successful?  Today, armed with day two of my lesson plan, I had a choice to continue with the plan or move out of the way to allow student-driven learning.  We started … Continue reading

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