Tag Archives: Child matters

Writerly Matters

Second grade classroom a little before lunch. Students writing. Teacher sitting at a kidney table with a small group of children. Air heavy in this classroom. A quiet pervades, except for the voice of the teacher with that small group. … Continue reading

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Child Matters: Test Scores, Community, Growth

What happens with a staff full of teachers meet to view their Smarter Balanced test data for the first time? Continue reading

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Child Matters

It’s Thursday night. It’s been a great second week of school. ┬áThe kids have been on campus for eight days now. Eight important, formative, instructional days. The campus is abuzz and it sounds something like this: “I feel like I … Continue reading


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