Interview and Discussion as Assessment (some thoughts)

I am officially on holiday and here is something I keep thinking about... In our last week of the school year, as we were wrapping up our inquiries into sharing the planet, waste, and human impacts of other living things, we had a chance to hold a Skype interview with Angela Haseltine Pozzi the founder …

My Gap-Year Reading List

Yep.  We are about to embark on a family gap-year.  We have been living and teaching in Asia for the past six years and we are ready to return home, to the United States.  We did not keep a home when left and we feel ready and excited for a new adventure ahead. In order …

Mid Days …

In August, I wrote a post titled, "First Days...".  I so wanted to capture the clean, calm time of unknowns and possibilities that is the first weeks of a school year with a new class of students.  Here we are now in the Mid Days.  It is halfway through the school year and we are deep …

First Days…

It has been on my mind to take some photos of our learning space- the physical environment- in these early days of the school year.  I am always snapping photos of the students in action to share with families, but I rarely photograph our space.  I want to keep a memory of what it looks …