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Warren School's 11th Growing Season is in Full Bloom

HARVEST OF DREAMS

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has…..  Margaret Mead

 

When we first brainstormed the idea of a schoolyard community garden back in 2002, Paula Cassidy (former Warren School principal) and I (former 6th grade teacher; presently Elementary Wellness Teacher and Educational Technologist) wanted the garden to be a way…

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Added by Alisa Wright on August 20, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

Connecting Classrooms

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Classes at Warren School have found a way to instantly and authentically learn with students who are not even listed on their class roster. Skype in education has removed the walls of the classroom and replaced them with a bridge that connects our students with other…

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Added by Alisa Wright on May 15, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

From Netbook Cart to Sowing Seeds

At Warren School, we understand the importance of bringing engaging and enriching opportunities to our students through many varied ways.  Today, not only is Warren School receiving a permanent wifi system and netbook cart for classes to use as technology is implemented into everyday instruction, but students will also be participating in an activity that is a bit more down to earth....literally.  Today, each student will also take part in the tenth growing season of our school garden, Harvest… Continue

Added by Alisa Wright on March 28, 2011 at 5:20am — No Comments

Working on Wiggio at Warren School

Tomorrow, the staff at Warren School will be introduced to Wiggio, a free online tool that allows you to set up groups to distribute information, share a common calendar, video conference, create a group task list and so much more. Our first group activity will be to organize the tenth planting year of our school garden, Harvest of Dreams.

Added by Alisa Wright on March 24, 2011 at 7:16pm — No Comments

RSD6 Educational Technology PD: Teacher to Teacher

Have you ever left a Professional Development day wondering to yourself how relevant and beneficial the material was to your daily instruction?  Well, this past Friday, March 11, 2011, Regional School District 6 of CT held an extremely successful PD centered around technology. Teachers expressed over and over how worthwhile and energized they felt after having participated in the day. Why was this successful?  Of the 27 sessions being offered, all 27 were presented by teachers within the…

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Added by Alisa Wright on March 13, 2011 at 4:05pm — No Comments

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