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EE: STW Program through the eyes of a teacher… 0

EE: STW Program through the eyes of a teacher…

by Gloria Hoffer Shortly after receiving the Essential Elements: Schools-to-Watch recognition back in 2010, our staff was asked to participate in a training session in Albany to evaluate other middle schools around the state...

School Improvement Process: A Collaborative Process Using the Schools to Watch rubric to improve Cosgrove Middle School 0

School Improvement Process: A Collaborative Process Using the Schools to Watch rubric to improve Cosgrove Middle School

by Ned Dale Middle schools across the country have been asked to reform every part of their curriculum, assessment practices, instruction, and even how teachers and principals are evaluated. Leaders have been challenged more...

Numbers are for Sorting Letters are for Learning! 0

Numbers are for Sorting Letters are for Learning!

by Dr. Marc Ferris I was asked the other day why our middle school uses letter grades instead of number grades. In a nutshell, any grading system has the power to promote or detract...