Monthly Archives: June 2014

Weekly Wrap-up (6.27.14)

Kyaiera and Christina have been posting all week, so we’ll make this wrap-up short…ish. 1. Read their posts! Christina describes deeper learning and hits the nail on the head when she writes “No one can single-handedly come up with the … Continue reading

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Amped Up

This post is part of a series written by Kyaiera and Christina during their experience at High Tech High’s Summer Institute.  In the song “Radio Nowhere,” Springsteen sings, “This is radio nowhere, is there anybody alive out there?” In her presentation … Continue reading

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A Community of Questioners

This post is part of a series written by Kyaiera and Christina during their experience at High Tech High’s Summer Institute.  On Monday, following a little breakfast time strategic planning with Christina and an inspiring keynote speech by Larry Rosenstock it … Continue reading

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The Deeper Learning Mindset

This post is part of a series written by Kyaiera and Christina during their experience at High Tech High’s Summer Institute.  The Deeper Learning Mindset— a seminar from High Tech High’s Summer Institute Some people might ask, “What exactly is deeper … Continue reading

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High Tech High: Literally Awesome

This post is part of a series written by Kyaiera and Christina during their experience at High Tech High’s Summer Institute.  After attending the Deeper Learning conference at High Tech High in San Diego in March, I found myself wondering- … Continue reading

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[FAQ] Why? Defining the Need…

Note: The following post reflects current thinking and we invite your commentary and input as we move forward. One of the most common themes that has emerged in the variety of conversations we’ve had with students, teachers, administrators, and community … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up (6.20.14)

Here’s the first of many weekly summaries. We love comments and feedback! We set ourselves a July 20th deadline to bring two suggestions for names to replace the temporary “ROSE” (Results Only School Environment). We are having a tough time … Continue reading

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Retreat Reflection (6.17.14)

The team was lucky enough to find common time in our schedules to retreat to the Greenwich Leadership Partners’ office in Old Greenwich today from 10-3. Below is a summary and some thoughts on the day. 10:00-12:15 – We spent … Continue reading

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[FAQ] Who’s the target student?

Who is the target student for the new school? Well, there isn’t one. WAIT – before you shrug and walk away, hear me out. We don’t think there’s one specific type of student that can benefit from this program more … Continue reading

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Creating a Laboratory for Innovation and Change

I would like to take a moment to consider one of the simple truths of the universe – change is hard.  Newton’s First Law holds that bodies resist change, such that bodies at rest will stay at rest and bodies … Continue reading

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