(Partial) Eclipse of the Hart

(Partial) Eclipse of the Hart

On Monday August 21, 2017 Hart students and staff stood staggered across campus, gazing toward the sky as they experienced the long-anticipated partial eclipse.   Many teachers incorporated lessons on the eclipse in their classes.   AP Lang students studied Annie Dillard's essay "Total Eclipse" the week before they would see it themselves. After viewing [...]

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Teaching with Intention: REFLECT

Teaching with Intention: REFLECT

With one full week of school behind us, now is the perfect time to step back and evaluate the year so far.  Reflection is a key aspect of teaching with intention. We must carefully plan ahead AND thoughtfully reflect back.  As teachers we often fall into old classroom routines simply because they are familiar.  Is [...]

Can you Escape?

Can you Escape?

How are you helping your students review for final exams?  I guarantee that nothing you are doing is as cool as what Keith Shanks is doing.  His students were welcomed into Q-24 on Wednesday morning, but Q-24 was not the usual classroom.  It had transformed into an escape room. You may have heard of the latest escape [...]