A Conversation with Dr. John B. King, Jr.

2017-03-06T15:01:26+00:00March 4th, 2017|Categories: ELA / Literacy|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Marion Smith, Jr. (right) Director K-12 Learning, Leadership & Student Success is at the AASA National Conference on Education in New Orleans (March 2-4, 2017). Dr. Smith had the opportunity to have a great conversation about politics, education, racial equity and leadership with former U.S. Secretary of Education under President Obama, Dr. John B. [...]

Bridge To College English Partnership at Washington High School

2017-03-01T16:39:38+00:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: ELA / Literacy, LTFS|

Dr. LaWonda Smith and Mrs. Brooke Brown at Washington High School in the Franklin Pierce School District interacting in a Bridge to College English course. The class topic - "Juveniles Don't Desire Sentences" an Op Ed piece. Students and Mrs. Brown were immersed in Common Core language, vocabulary and discourse -evidence, claims/targets, repudiated, arguability, criminologist, [...]

Bridge To College English Collaboration

2017-03-01T16:41:12+00:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: ELA / Literacy, LTFS|

Dr. LaWonda Smith with teachers Audrey Peterson and Katie Hirschfeld in Cathlamet, Wa for a Bridge to College English collaboration. The BTCE teachers assist students in transitioning high school seniors with a dynamic ways to prepare for success in college-level work.  Our work on January 20th, in part, was focused on the book “The Culturally [...]