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JPS, BOCES Collaborate To Help English Language Learners Excel

April 7, 2013 Washington Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher DeeDee Schuver is using new strategies in her classroom to help English Language Learners (ELL) excel. more »»

Jefferson, Washington Students Learn About Flight Dynamics

April 7, 2013 Energy, force, lift, drag, thrust, stability, aspect ratio, aeronautics design and flight simulation are all terms Jefferson and Washington Afterschool Program students are now experts in, thanks to... more »»

‘It’s Elementary’

March 17, 2013 “I need you to make predictions on how many drops of water a coin can hold. Put it in writing like this: ‘I think ____ drops for a quarter, ____ drops for a dime and ___ drops for a penny. more »»

Jefferson Teachers Take Leadership Role In Academics

March 17, 2013 “Something I had not thought of before we met in the English Language Arts Super PLCs was to provide Lexile scores to the exploratory groups like music, art, FACS and physical education,” said Norm... more »»

Jefferson Math Teachers Work Together To Teach Common Core

March 17, 2013 “Phil, you are the teacher today. Tell me how we start solving the problem 2/3 + 1/4?” asked Paul Baker, Jefferson Middle School teache. more »»

Jefferson Art Students Discover What They Want to Be When They Grow Up Through Art

March 17, 2013 Jefferson Middle School fifth-graders realized their dreams of becoming zookeepers, snowboard designers, singers or military chefs, if only through their artistic abilities. more »»

A Different Vision

March 10, 2013 Federico Fellini, Italian film director once said, “A different language is a different vision of life.” The Southwestern Middle School L.O.T.E. more »»

Music Teacher Commissions Wall Murals

March 10, 2013 Middle School music teacher Mrs. Christensen believes that art offers inspiration in music. With the help of their art teacher, Mrs. more »»

Southwestern Middle School Celebrates Youth Art Month

March 10, 2013 Did you know that March is National Youth Art Month? It has been celebrated for more than 50 years and aims to show how important learning about and creating art is for youth of all ages. more »»

Students Participate In Pennies For Patients

March 10, 2013 Since 1994, students and educators throughout the United States and Canada have raised more than $172 million in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission to cure blood cancers and improv... more »»

Making Wassail In Class

March 10, 2013 “Here we come a-wassailing; Among the leaves so green; Here we come a-wandering; So fair to be seen. more »»

Collaboration In Love

March 3, 2013 “During third- and fourth-grade reading intervention, I am using all nonfiction text,” said Katarzyna Drabik, reading teacher. more »»

Love Fourth-Graders Learn More About Owls Through ELA Unit

March 3, 2013 “Look at the owl’s skull. You can see that their ears are lopsided. more »»

Physical Education Teachers Collaborate For Health, ELA

March 3, 2013 “Who’s Mia Hamm?” asked Jill Hopkins, Love Elementary School physical education teacher. “A famous soccer player,” said second-grade students in Danielle Russell’s classroom. more »»

Students Help Community By ‘Being Exceptional’

March 3, 2013 Love Elementary School students recently raised more than $600 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients campaign. more »»

Budding Artists

February 17, 2013 If you walked into Michela Tehan’s art class a few days ago, you would have seen an array of budding architectural artists creating perspective drawings of buildings. more »»

Persell PLC Group Focuses On ELA Interventions

February 17, 2013 A group of Persell Middle School ELA teachers recently met to discuss, develop and implement supplemental instruction that more directly gets their students to the core of the Common Core Standards. more »»

Persell Middle School ELA Students Answer ‘Call Of The Wild’

February 17, 2013 “Conflicts with nature are so hard to win, because of the ties to civilization that keep us from becoming too strong. more »»

It’s In A Book

February 3, 2013 Walk down by Allen Thomas’ second-grade classroom and you’ll see a giant paper cutout of a man and an equally large footprint, a large, muscular arm drawing and a Mohawk “measure. more »»



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