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Institute Day (According to Wordle)

We just received our agenda for Monday’s all-district institute day. The main focus of the day is creating a series of district-wide, course-specific benchmark summative assessments. I popped the agenda into Wordle just to see how it looks. Pretty interesting. … Continue reading

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Let’s have an all-district institute day! Part II

Today’s all-district English institute began with this:  “Everyone is under pressure for data.”  Although I haven’t really sensed that pressure myself, I understand that some folks might feel it.  Then we moved to “How do we get the kids to … Continue reading

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Let’s have an all-district institute day! Part I

I’ve frequently said that my on-site professional development experiences are … not too productive … which is why my online professional development experiences are critical to my continued professional growth. I’m staring down the barrel of a district-wide institute day … Continue reading

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