Holiday Message from Bill to HMS Parents
The past two weeks have been very compelling for those of us in education. The events in Newtown have brought up many emotions especially for parents who are worried about their child’s safety as they travel to school everyday. With the events in Columbine in 1999 and the catastrophe on 9-11, our assumption of security vanished and now it’s happened again. For those of us who see our...
Implementation of Common Core
ASCD asks its SmartBrief readers, “Where is your school or district in the implementation process for the common core standards?” Here is what we found: 34.62 percent said “We are providing professional development around the Common Core State Standards.” 30.77 percent said “We have aligned the Common Core State Standards with some of our previous...
Harold Martin Minute 1-2-12
Great Big Digital Staffroom
Loved this quote from David Eldridge in England, responding to my recent blog post regarding balance in the new year. Check out his blog at: http://www.hawesps.posterous.com. From David: I have enjoyed reading some of your posts and helps me to relax when I think of us all in a great big digital staffroom. Happy New Year David Eldridge Hawes CP School England
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On a recent trip to Boston-dropping Abby off at Logan to fly out to see her cousins-the rest of us stopped by for a tour of Faneuil Hall…the history of those hallowed halls amazes me. Also…trying out my new iPhone’s camera. Not too shabby.