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"You can't bubble in the answers to life's great questions."

I have posted some of the resources for Poughkeepsie Day School's April 15th 2011  conference "Embracing Innovation" here:

http://www.pdscompasspoint.com/learning-in-a-networked-world-with-will-richardson

It includes links to:

  • Slides to Will Richardson's keynote "Learning in a Networked World for our Students and Ourselves"
  • Shirley Rinaldi's Prezi
  • Heidi…
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Posted by Josie Holford on April 20, 2011 at 12:38pm

Spence Roundtable

Registration for the roundtable at The Spence School on October 21 is now closed, though we can still shoe-horn in a couple of additional participants if there is interest. We have a great cross-section of attendees from the Manhattan schools as well as NJ and CT. The primary purpose of the roundtables is to facilitate discussion among colleagues about the current state of innovation. I'll be interested to see how many want to focus on moving away from AP vs. other issues. I'll be polling the… Continue

Posted by Bruce G. Hammond on October 9, 2010 at 9:37pm

Descriptions of Our Conferences

Posted by Bruce G. Hammond on September 22, 2010 at 6:37am

ICG Activities For Fall

The Independent Curriculum Group is aiming toward a slate of 12-15 events for 2010-11. Check back here or to www.independentcurriculum.org for details. I'll be attending the June 20-22 conference at Putney School at hope to see many folks there. I hope every has a great summer!

Posted by Bruce G. Hammond on June 18, 2010 at 1:19pm

Escape from the Textbook!

When I mentioned the idea of "extra-mural" collaborations to some fellow math teachers around the country, they responded quite enthusiastically. I am starting to get moving on this.



Here is a flyer I handed out at a recent Northern California math teachers' conference:



Escape!.pdf



I'd like to set up some sort of online structure for collaboration. This of course… Continue

Posted by Henri Picciotto on December 24, 2009 at 5:30pm

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Science Teachers Workshop

Started by John Fuller Feb 4, 2011.

 
 
 

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