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“The Bully” and “The Gun”

The Bully by Paul Langan Darrell Mercer moves from Philadelphia, PA to California in the middle of his freshman year of high school. Although his neighborhood in Philly is not the best–even dangerous sometimes–he has a lot of good neighbors … Continue reading

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“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews    There really is a dying girl in this novel, so to say that most of it is a lot of fun seems weird. But it is fun. You should … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

This is a guest entry by COHS teacher Nathalie Bellitti The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need— and What We Can Do About It (2008) by Tony Wagner CHAPTER … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap” Chapter 4

The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner, Chapter 4 Reinventing the Education Profession  The Trouble with Educators  Teacher Preparation: Teacher preparation programs are terrible because the required classes are irrelevant to teaching, and students don’t get useful feedback on their … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

Although this entry deals with significant ways in which education will change—and thus affect students’ lives—it’s written for teachers. Our principal has asked that we teachers read and discuss this book. (He bought 20 copies, and these can be checked … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

This is a guest entry from Mrs. Fiandaca. Although this entry deals with significant ways in which education will change—and thus affect students’ lives—it’s written for teachers. Our principal has asked that we teachers read and discuss this book. (He … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

   Although this entry deals with significant ways in which education will change—and thus affect students’ lives—it’s written for teachers. Our principal has asked that we teachers read and discuss this book. (He bought 20 copies, and these can be … Continue reading

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