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This I Believe

June 23, 2014

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Each year, the ninth graders in my high school are asked to write a belief essay, inspired by the This I Believe organization. I’ve worked with┬ástudents┬áto publish their essays, both in text and in voice recordings, on a school website. As I read and listened to their essays, I was impressed with how these 14 […]

Starting Again

April 25, 2014

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When I began this blog, almost two years ago, my goal was to post at least once a week. That didn’t last long. I was also starting a new job at the time and I overestimated my stamina. The job and the other commitments I have to various education organizations and to my family kept […]

Reflections on the Middle Level Education Institute

August 4, 2012

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This past week I attended the Middle Level Education Institute (MLEI) at Bowdoin College.This institute has a long history as a place where Maine’s middle level educators can meet to learn from consultants and each other as they work on team and individual projects. I’ve been involved with MLEI for several years as a consultant, […]