Tag Archives: interdisciplinary

Real STEM integration with "Straw Rockets"

With over 90% of Fox Hill’s fifth graders on their annual trip to Bournedale a rare opportunity for “flexible scheduling” presented itself to classroom teacher, George Norman and I when contemplating what to do with seven students hoping for their … Continue reading

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Everyone is an English Teacher

One moment of writing by juliejordanscott on flickr Establishing goals? Easy. The challenge is in the realization. No truth could be more apparent than in education where high-bars are continuously set for schools (I don’t have to name them) and … Continue reading

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Stories of Science for an Authentic Audience

Eighth graders can be a tough crowd to please with graduation on the horizon. Mix in state standardized tests along with a four-day class trip to Washington D.C. and you have more students checked out than books at your local … Continue reading

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