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David Salmanson
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I'm taking credit
So once upon a time I wrote a thing about menstruation .  Now I have two former students.  One is writing something on menstruation for a semi-reputable publication .  The other is working on and writing about it.   I'd like to think that maybe I had someth...

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More videos: I'm getting typecast
Yet another video made by my students.  If you are seeing the same cast of characters and similar tropes (the head of upper school gets attacked, "the twins" laugh evil laughs, etc.) well, good jokes get better with repetition

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From Value to Values: Eduprenneurs and 21st Century Education
I
recently attended a professional development day run by my school.   It was run on a conference format with
sessions offered by faculty and staff, parents or other stakeholders, and
outside local experts.   One of the
sessions I attended was on edupreneur...

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The Roaring Twenties
Today my AP US History class used this web site to explore the sound history of New York City in the 1920s.  I game them about half an hour to explore the sound map and draw some conclusions about the urban experience.  It was a little loud in my classroom....

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School Stories - Build a Light
We had a visioning summit at school today.  The participants were students, parents, teacher, alumni, parents with kids who graduated, community memebers and hangers-on.  It sounds deathly.  It wasn't.  One of the exercises was to craft a story based on the...

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Ive been Jiffed!


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Rome Simulation!
Oh BTW, we just finished a simulation in World 9 class.  It took 2 days.  People in the class were composite characters or groups (Julius a general, his army, the urban poor of Rome, etc. etc.).  The simulation culminated in a huge battle (with dice) wherei...

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More Market Revolution! When visuals are visual!
This is the second in a series on student projects related to the Market Revolution.  The first is here .  The first project I talked about was way off rubric.  The one I'm talking about today is more typical.  Here is the project:  You can see the five cat...

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Market Revolution Projects #1 Bonus Tracks!
In most of our history work throughout the Upper School, we only deal with three categories of analysis* at the most at any one time.   For example, in an essay on the effects of the Mexican War on the coming of the Civil War the students might look at chan...
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