Monthly Archives: February 2015

Colorful Common Time

Our middle school program has “free” blocks build in for programs like tinkering, silent sustained reading, and to give students time to take leadership in the middle school community. When I unloaded my camera this morning I was struck by … Continue reading

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Writing Letters about Literature

Have you ever loved a book so much that you had a conversation with it, or with its author, explaining what the work meant to you? Many readers have felt that way over and over again. This winter, our seventh … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Castle!

Congratulations to the PDS sixth graders and their teachers, who debuted their castle of cans with “King Can,” on Saturday morning. The building teams works collaboratively and productively on Friday night, finishing at 8pm. King Can, in the center, was … Continue reading

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