April 20, 2018

What are your students looking at?

That’s what a passer-by asks me as my seventh grade students worked at a site on State Street. Yes, it looks to that passer-by as if […]
January 31, 2018

Minds On, Mouths On – Engaging Classroom Discussion for Learning

“I want to go back to Simon’s point.” Emma has been waiting patiently for several minutes.  She’s been leaning forward, eyes following the conversation, as these […]
August 1, 2017

Why Foreign Language?

Many studies of test results – both state testing as well as the ACT and SAT – have shown that students who study a foreign language […]
June 1, 2017

Benefits of Public Charter Schools vs District Public Schools

A generation ago, a parent’s school choice for their child might have come down to a basic decision between the local public school and the pricy, […]
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