Arts Integration Party!

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Tweet You read that right!  We are going to have an arts integration party this coming week and you are invited!  Susan Riley of Education Closet and I are going to host this event.  It’s a “TwitParty” which means the event will be completely online and done through Twitter.  The #artsint party is a chance […]

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Connecting with Others

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Tweet We connect in so many ways.  It seems like “connect” is a buzz word sometimes: connecting texts we read to experiences, connecting math concepts to real life, making connections with others. Social media is one way people connect and it seems like so many websites and online businesses want to take advantage of the potential […]

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Arts Integration PLC

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Tweet What can happen when teachers get together to discuss student learning?  Lots – and not just for the students, for the teachers too.  That is what I have discovered through the organization of our district’s Arts Integration PLC.  Nearly three years ago, I sent out an email to all the teachers in Amesbury, Massachusetts […]

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Freedom in Structure – Lessons From Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma performs Dvorak's Cello Concerto with conductor Juanjo Mena and the BSO Tuesday night. Photo: Stu Rosner

Tweet My mom and I went to the symphony on Tuesday evening.  We saw Yo-Yo Ma perform DVOŘÁK’s Cello Concerto.  It was, in a word, amazing! It was the way Yo-Yo Ma performed the music.  He didn’t play it, didn’t even perform it, he experienced it right there in front of us making the music […]

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Learning about Dictatorship through Music

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Tweet You can imagine my excitement when I read about how an attendee from my presentation at #RSCon11 decided to use some of the music integration strategies in her classroom – and found great success.  Stephanie Shouldis (@WizardOzTeacher) did just that.  She was there for my 30 minute webinar entitled “Integrating Music with Literacy to […]

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Developing Learners

Teacher and Student In A Classroom At School

Tweet Guest bloggers on The Inspired Classroom and I have often touched upon personal philosophies of education.  These philosophies have ranged from technology to special ed, to education and teaching in general.  My first written philosophy of ed (from about 13 years ago) compared teaching to gardening, and I was brought back to those images […]

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Tweet First I would like to thank all the people who subscribe to The Inspired Classroom’s feed.  It brings me much joy to know that people are reading our content on a regular basis. You may have noticed that there was an interruption in our feed.  I believe it is now resolved, and I apologize […]

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Creating Common Formative Assessments

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Tweet In my last post, “Common Formative Assessments Built by PLCs,” I talked about what common formative assessments are as a reflection of my reading Revisiting Professional Learning Communities at Work – New Insights for Improving Schools (DuFour, DuFour, Eaker, 2008).   But you may be wondering WHY you would do this.  I’d like to explore […]

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Common Formative Assessments Built by PLCs

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Tweet PLCs are Professional Learning Communities made up of teachers who work together in a professional environment to discuss student work and help student learning. This year, I joined a book club at my school that is reading Revisiting Professional Learning Communities at Work – New Insights for Improving Schools (DuFour, DuFour, Eaker, 2008).  Throught […]

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