Saving Summer: Let's dance. What about an enduring understanding about the history of dance as an answer to societal issues? Possible Teaching Point: Music and dance are considered humankind’s earliest language. Dance speaks with the whole body and the whole community. In order to understand culture, society, and communication in physical forms we must study the effects and purposes… Read More Saving Summer: Let's dance.

The Write Thing.

We are having a grand conversation about the rigor of texts in our school, looking vertically both to the lower grades and the high school grades, to find appropriate, “rigorous” texts (as some define by high Lexile scores as the sole criteria). As with many shifts, if I don’t do the reading and thinking on… Read More The Write Thing.