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Catlin Tucker NEW School

A New School Year, A New Program, Same Old Furniture

The new school year ushered in dramatic changes for me. This is my fifteenth year in the classroom, yet in many ways, it feels like my first year all over again. I’m piloting a new program at my high school called N.E.W. School.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Education in 2020

Four Years After This Election – Education in 2020

While the candidates weren’t concerned, our communities are deeply passionate about schools. And as we look forward to the future, a lessened federal role may be empowering.

Friday, November 18, 2016
Learning from the Election Conversation

Learning from the Election Conversation

Irrespective of your particular political leaning, the election results mean the end of what has been, perhaps, one of the most repugnant displays of political discourse in our history.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Five Essential Elements for Engaging Learning Spaces

There are a multitude of factors ranging from teachers’ teaching styles to community involvement and everything in between necessitate that the ideal learning spaces for a school will vary.

Friday, October 7, 2016

What is a Makerspace, and how do I make one?

There has been a lot of buzz around makerspaces recently – and for good reason. Typically, makerspaces create an environment that can support engaging, hands-on learning experiences.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tinkering for Better Student Engagement

Active learning engages students in a whole different way than traditional, sage-on-the-stage education, and actually leads to much greater retention levels. What elements are needed for tinkering to take place?

Saturday, October 1, 2016