Why Blog?

And why ask middle school students to blog? These are questions I asked in a blog post I wrote in a discussion with faculty in the summer of 2012. We were thinking about the benefits and drawbacks of using student blogs. We were also learning how to use the conventions ourselves. The discussions ultimately became our student blog program, where each student

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Thinking about Hearts, Minds, and Hands in Israel

The time is quickly approaching when we will return together to share our summer adventures and begin a new school year. This summer I had the opportunity to travel to Israel with other administrators and teachers from independent schools in the Pittsburgh area. Our tour took us to schools and towns along the still young borders with Lebanon and Syria.

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