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Honoring the Middle Times

As I was recently reading a Young Adolescent novel, Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord, I was struck by this line: Last times and first times shouldn’t matter more than all the middle times, but somehow, they do. Not only … Continue reading

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Hiking and the Common Core

What do hiking and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have in common? I recently returned from my first visit to Yosemite National Park, where I spent three days hiking some intense trails! As I reflected on my sore muscles … Continue reading

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Lesson Study

As we enter into a new school year, talking and planning about our work, I keep coming back to the idea of Lesson Study as a way to meet many of our professional needs.  As a coach and a principal, … Continue reading

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