Tag Archives: Middle School

Thinking About History & Hamilton

So, I’m getting ready to go to this reunion a week from Saturday. (Well, I’m thinking and talking a lot about it.) Today a colleague showed me this video. featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda doing a rap. It’s cool. But what’s cooler … Continue reading

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Long Term English Learners

  I had opportunity to sit with eight middle school teachers this evening who came to a workshop offered by a colleague in my office. ¬†She¬†asked me to come give the participants an instructional experience with informational text. I pulled … Continue reading

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