Category Archives: Battle of the Books

Week 30: Genius!

Lisa (8th grade science teacher) took the plunge into unknown territory. Not only is she giving up 2 weeks of curriculum time to let student pursue their own interest (and meet NGSS standards), she is embracing OneNote class notebooks as … Continue reading

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Weeks 23-27: Transparency

Right. Yes. Clearly, this is a “retrospective” type of blog post. That one where you haven’t blogged in a while, and you are trying to keep up because this was your professional goal for the year. To reflect, process, share, … Continue reading

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Weeks 18-19: Too Busy to Write

I’m busy. Much busy. To the point that I can’t take a few minutes to reflect. So, to meet the letter of my goal (if not the spirit), I’ll shorthand the last few weeks: I’ve taken up bullet journaling. Love … Continue reading

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Week 1 Reflection

This was a busy first week for the KiMS library. School is back in session, and the library was ready to have students fill the space with noise, laughter, and creativity. I asked to be a part of student orientation … Continue reading

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Battle of the Books – First Year Reflections

So this year my middle school colleagues and I ran “Battle of the Books” for the first time. While I know there is a well-established national program out there, we wanted to do our own version. We met last April … Continue reading

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