Classroom Snapshot: Student Writing, Critical Thinking on Display at Keithley’s Stories Club

Ask a sixth grader to reflect about what the American Dream means, and you’ll get varied, insightful, carefully considered answers. “The opportunity to pursue the American Dream is available to everyone, however, some people have...

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How Spokane Public Schools is Getting Creative about Pathway Planning for Students

One click. Ten questions. Submit. That’s the start of the High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP) process for students in Spokane Public Schools. The HSBP is a graduation requirement and a process that supports students...

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Classroom Snapshot: Elementary School Counselor Mary Mainio

ABERDEEN – In one of McDermoth Elementary’s kindergarten classrooms on a recent Tuesday, students sat in a group on the floor discussing ways to play fairly, such as sharing, taking turns, and trading toys or...

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“Ready for the Future” – Personalized Learning at Manson High School

Agriculture, aviation, business, criminal investigation, nursing. This list of the many career paths that Manson High School students are pursuing through an initiative called Manson Strong could go on, and on. Monse Villasénor, a Manson...

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Classroom Snapshot: The ‘Constant Quest’ to Reach All Students

How do you bake a Cake of Destruction, featuring a healthy dose of power and a sprinkling of ethics — themes from Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451? Ask Sean Riley’s 11th grade English students at West Seattle High...

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