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  • STEAM Leadership: Declaration of Innovation

STEAM Leadership: Declaration of Innovation

  • October 30th, 2014

Recently, my colleague Susan Riley and I had a wonderful opportunity to tour an entrepreneurial incubator space in Washington, D.C. called 1776.   The space fosters and globally connects entrepreneurial startups with the resources they need to tackle the most difficult challenges in education, health, energy, and government through […]

  • How Graphic! Using Comics to Teach and Learn

How Graphic! Using Comics to Teach and Learn

  • October 29th, 2014

I’d never read a graphic novel before last night but I just finished my first and loved it!  Through a streak of serendipitous events, I ended up following the advice of a comic book writer and teacher I happened to meet, Alonso Nunez, and attended an event with a […]

  • Tell Tale Theatre: Arts Integration Lesson

Tell Tale Theatre: Arts Integration Lesson

  • October 28th, 2014

For our final arts integration lesson seed of October, we’re sharing a spooky-inspired connection to the great Edgar Allen Poe work “Tell Tale Heart”.  How many of you remember reading this in middle school?  This is one of those works that stayed with me during my entire life, mostly […]

  • Is It Too Late… Revising Routines and Procedures

Is It Too Late… Revising Routines and Procedures

  • October 27th, 2014

This week marks the end of the first quarter at my school, and as I reflect I have realized there are some policies, routines, and procedures that need to be changed prior to entering the new quarter. Out of curiosity, I asked some colleagues about their reflections on the first […]

  • Creating Patterns: Mathematical Practices through the Arts

Creating Patterns: Mathematical Practices through the Arts

  • October 24th, 2014

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been focusing primarily on the connections between ELA and the arts. These connections have always come more naturally to me, even though as a music teacher, math is integrated daily in my classroom. Today, I’d like to step outside my comfort zone […]

 

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