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Escape from the Textbook! update

The project did take off, and we had a somewhat active online group for a few years. The biggest success was a series of meetings in the Bay Area. Each time, one teacher led a math session, and one teacher led a pedagogy conversation. It was a nice small multi-school community. We also sponsored a tremendous one-day conference, with keynote speakers Jo Boaler and Paul Zeitz.

Alas, the group gradually became dormant. Meanwhile, a group with similar aims has taken off on Twitter, and…


Posted by Henri Picciotto on November 9, 2015 at 12:47pm

"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:

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…

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 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


How is Your School Using the CWRA/CWRA+?

Started by Peter Gow Oct 27, 2014.

The Independent Educator--ICG newsletter for October 2013 1 Reply

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