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Recent PD Announcements

  • Innovative Learning Conference at Nueva School Click here to find out more about this exciting conference:   https://www.innovativelearningconference.org/ehome/nuevailc/home/?&
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 12:54 PM by Annie Knudsen
  • BATDC workshops - 2015/2016                                                 batdc.org/workshops"Learning to Think, Thinking to Learn""Women Rising""Leadership 101""Administration Community Discourse""Department Chairs Program""Navigating Those Tricky Conversations"
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 12:50 PM by Annie Knudsen
  • GoogleDriveCore = Amazing 2-day Google Drive Workshop! What is GoogleDriveCore?This 2-day workshop is designed for both beginner and intermediate users. Google Drive offers a range of features that allow teachers to create an educationally innovative ...
    Posted May 12, 2015, 11:14 AM by Lori Hebert
  • Diversity Leadership Institute Diversity Leadership Institute (#NAISDLI) June 21–27, 2015 Episcopal High School (Alexandria, VA)   As educators, our ultimate goal is to create a nurturing, inclusive school community where all students can ...
    Posted Jan 16, 2015, 10:19 AM by Annie Knudsen
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Recent PD Reflections

  • Curriculum Development for Honors Biology With juniors now entering their study of Biology along two different tracks (either Honors Biology or A.P. Biology), the time has come to revise and adjust the curriculum of ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2015, 1:51 PM by Eva Campodonico
  • China Since 1644 This summer, I took an online course on modern China through Primary Source. The 8-week course focused on the development of Chinese culture and politics from the fall of ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 3:16 PM by Daniel Song
  • CS4HS CS4HS stands for "computer science for high schools".  I applied for this program at the last minute and since it was practically free, I didn't go through PD and ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2015, 10:21 PM by Jennifer Tetler
  • Mindfulness in Education: CAP Training for 9 On Wednesday, August 19th, the CAP team of advisors attended a training by Daniel Rechtschaffen on the fundamentals of mindful practice with students. We had chosen to embark upon this ...
    Posted Aug 23, 2015, 12:33 PM by Ryan Dooley
  • Poets, Lunatics, & Lovers I spent a couple weeks this summer working intensively on a new English seminar, called “Poets, Lunatics, & Lovers.” (The course title comes from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2015, 7:19 AM by Jeff Peterson
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Recent T&L Highlights

  • Othermill Desktop CNC Demo in the Xlab We hosted two representatives from the Other Machine Co in the Xlab yesterday during 2nd, break, and 3rd to demonstrate how their desktop CNC machine called the Othermill works ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 8:47 AM by Lori Hebert
  • Real & Virtual Pig Dissections in Biology College Prep Biology classes conducted fetal pig dissections in lab this past May. In order for students to study the structures they viewed in class while at home, they were ...
    Posted Jun 14, 2013, 11:55 AM by Lori Hebert
  • Dr. Tyrone Hayes: Silent Spring to Silent Night At this week's Forum, Dr. Tyrone Hayes gave his presentation Silent Spring to Silent Night: frogs, pesticides, hormones and environmental justice.This Forum was required for Biology, AP Biology ...
    Posted May 8, 2013, 8:51 AM by Lori Hebert
  • Edutopia Spotlight: The Power of Collaborative Learning How Collaborative Learning Leads to Student Success Encouraging students to reach out to each other to solve problems and share knowledge not only builds collaborative skills, it leads to deeper ...
    Posted May 7, 2013, 9:07 AM by Lori Hebert
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