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H Day the Third, Thinking Routines evolve, documentation deepens

Three cycles into school takes us in the sixth week and the start of October. Class are humming and progress reports are around the corner. My advance planning continues but as we finish up the basics skills lessons and move into the first major projects of the year I found that thinking routines were not […]

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H Day the Second, Documentation and Thinking Dispositions

This cycle we all begun to feel the rhythm and the engagement of “school.” After last cycle’s post I began to reflect more on my process as the teacher and the guide in my courses this year. Last year I felt overwhelmed by the documentation I was doing in the course blog. After each class […]


H Day the First

At WIS we use an 8-day rotational schedule for classes, organized A-H days. I see my students in their electives five of eight days per cycle. So here at the end of the first cycle- our H Day- I have seen each of my classes for 5+ hours of instruction and homework. Yes, there has […]

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