Hart Seniors: A Quest for Enlightenment

Hart Seniors: A Quest for Enlightenment

Sheena Mohsen, the newest member of the English Department, is leading her students on a quest for enlightenment.  Remember back to your senior year of high school.  If you were anything like me, you were antsy to graduate and enter the "real world" since you already knew everything there was to know (ha!).  Knowing that [...]

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When Students Take Charge

When Students Take Charge

Sometimes teachers need to just step aside and allow students to take charge of their learning experiences.  I know it is hard.  When teachers ask questions they expect to see student hands begin popping up. Scanning the classroom, the hardest part should be deciding who among the eager faces you should call on, right?  In [...]

A Look into Lesson Study

A Look into Lesson Study

Last week Physics teachers Kathryn Smith and Judy Jennings engaged in a Lesson Study.  If you are unfamiliar with Lesson Study, it is professional development in which teams of teachers collaboratively plan a lesson, observe student behaviors during the lesson, and study outcomes after the lesson.  The goal is to conduct this mini-research as a [...]