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Expeditionary Learning National Conference 2013

Expeditionary Learning National Conference 2013 This years EL National Conference had a focused topic of how we can “prepare all students to lead.” I am continually blown away by the high quality work and teaching that is highlighted in Expeditionary Schools. This years conference presented me with further opportunities to enhance my own learning, as […]

Expeditionary Learning Conference

At the beginning of this month I also went to the El conference in Baltimore. It was such a wonderful experience, it would be impossible to share it all. I went to the Humanities Slice of an Expedition, which was incredibly meaningful. I also wanted to share a website that I learned about. EL has […]

Professional Book Reflections

READINGS & REFLECTIONS Since days when school is in session rarely allow me the time to do the amount of professional readings I feel is necessary to do my job well, I took the opportunity during Feb. vacation to dedicate three solid days to dig in.  While it may not seem like your idea of […]

Expeditionary Learning National Conference, Winter 2013

I had the opportunity to attend the Expeditionary Learning National Conference in Baltimore last week, and I have returned to Bath with a lot of excitement, ideas, and concrete information.  In addition to the six Master Classes I participated in, I visited a K-12 EL school in Washington DC where I had the freedom to […]

EL Humanities Expedition

EL National Conference Baltimore, Maryland February 28 – March 2, 2013 Charlene Bartlett I attended the following sessions: *1. Pre-conference – A Day in the Life of a Humanities-Focused Learning Expedition Keynote – How Children Succeed author Paul Tough. Karen, Lawrence, and Ross have a copy of the book. Northeast Crew Meeting with Kippy. We […]

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Expeditionary Learning National Conference

This past week, I (along with a group of my colleagues from BMS and West Bath) attended the Expeditionary Learning National Conference in Baltimore.  Our time was jammed pack with learning, but I’ve attempted to summarize the big take-aways for me personally as I reflect on my own practice and the broader community of RSU […]

Expeditionary Learning

Last week I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the National Conference for Expeditionary Learning held in Baltimore. A small team of us attended various sessions that were nothing short of inspirational, useful, and quite reflective. It will be hard to emphasize the many exciting ideas I have taken away from each session. […]

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Capilo Institute

Three Morse seniors, a parent and I attended an information sessions at Capilo Institute. Capilo’s is a cosmetology school located in Augusta. We were fortunate to have Anthony Coco, the founder of the school, speak with us about their programs and Cosmetology in general. He grew up within the industry. His grandfather immigrated from Italy […]

Common Core Standards in Writing presented by Fred Wolff and Lynna Kalna

This was a great workshop I attended last December 11th in New Hampshire. It’s very relevant to the work the district is doing on the Writing Common Core Standards. I’ll be facilitating a workshop on the 9th of January with the 6-8th staff from BMS and Woolwich. During the presentation, I will cover how the […]

Common Core Writing Conference

December 11, 2012 Even though the conference was advertised for K-12, I felt that the content was most helpful to middle and high school teachers. Some key points from my notes: Half of our students will move during their school-age years and the CC will provide more consistency in instruction. Teachers should not be preparing […]

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