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December 2019

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In October, I wrote to you about our “culture code” at Roycemore, sharing the results of an activity that the Roycemore faculty and staff engaged in to define the culture of our school community.  This culture code is now used when we are hiring new individuals to join our faculty and staff, and it reminds...
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The third graders were just introduced to Sphero Mini, a small spherical robot that can be controlled with an iPad. As expected, they were very excited to try it. Cries of “That’s so cool!” and “I want to use one of those!” were heard as soon as the box was opened. After having some time...
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Sometimes in order to truly “see” we need to narrow our focus–to bring our awareness to something distinct.  This helps bring more clarity. In our early childhood classrooms recently, as part of students’ study of the senses, children wore blindfolds before tasting food to help sharpen their recognition of taste.  By controlling what students could...
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