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Can CAIS Schools Showcase Fun Outdoor Education Moments or Models?

Can CAIS colleagues create a program where we showcase great examples of outdoor education that are fun and effective? Could a CAIS school centrally located in the state host a program where CAIS schools present examples of great fun and … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Crowds: Sharing Collaborative and Group Work among Middle & Upper School teachers

Moderators: Joel Backon, Choate Rosemary Hall & Bill Sullivan, Suffield Academy “Groups are only smart when there is a balance between the information that everyone in the group shares and the information that each of the members of the group … Continue reading

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Elevator Pitches 2016 Teachers Helping Teachers

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Doing History Instead of Reading About It

At some point in our teaching career, we wake up one day and realize that education is about the kids, not about us. Continue reading

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Written Mathematics Discussion in a Blended Classroom

Hello! I am very excited to share what I have been doing in my Geometry classes over the last year and a half. I ought to preface the whole thing by also sharing that I have turned my Geometry and … Continue reading

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Connecting Our PD with Elevator Pitches

The Commission for Professional Development is excited to host another great Teachers Helping Teachers event. We continue to believe that our best professional development assets are among us in our schools and state. Upon reflecting on this insight and reviewing … Continue reading

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#CAISCT #PBL Investigation

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Doing History in the Digital Age with CAIS Colleagues

Come Join a #CAISCT #PBL Investigation of the UGRR Join CAIS colleagues (Grades 5-12) in a dialogue over dinner at Choate Rosemary Hall on Thursday, October 29th at 5:30pm. As in past programs for history teachers, this CAIS program wants to … Continue reading

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Teaming Up On Shakespeare: New Technologies, Old Plays, and Creative Collaboration with the Bard.”

A big part of teaching a complex work of literature is directly confronting the battlements that students have erected around themselves. Many students have had bad experiences with Shakespeare, having been made to read it too young, too independently, too … Continue reading

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To BYOD or Not To BYOD: that isn’t the question

Originally posted on The road to learning:
This is not a post that’s going to guide you and your questioning as to why or why not to go BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and is not going to provide you…

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