Amanda Buck, a teacher at Kennedy Middle School, recently joined more than 100 fellow educators from around the world for the 2017 DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), an immersive, six-day professional learning experience at the University of California, San Diego, in San Diego, CA. Amanda joined a global community of education professionals supported by Discovery Education,… Continue reading Natick Teacher Participates In Exclusive Professional Development Event With Discovery Education
A quick highlight from teachers in our STEM graduate course for K-6 teachers last week! The instructor commented, "You should be very proud of your faculty. I have run this course many times across the State. Your Natick teachers are the most committed and engaged!" In this picture, teachers had just completed gutter boat engineering!
Jed Stefanowicz, a 3rd-grade teacher at Brown School and teacher on special assignment (TOSA) for 2017-2018, was recently recognized in a blog post by the online software provider, Makey Makey. As a technology coach for teachers in the district, Jed will be working with colleagues across all five elementary schools to guide, instruct, and support… Continue reading Makey Makey Highlights Remarkable Natick Teacher
Throughout the month of May, NHS Creative Writing students participated in the 500K in May Challenge! Modeled after the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and Camp NaNoWriMo, the NPS 500k in May Challenge works to encourage and engage students in writing by setting a word-count goal at the beginning of May. Each goal milestone correlates to a grade where… Continue reading 500K in May Challenge is a Success!
An NHS freshman was announced as the national winner of the YES! Magazine national student writing competition! YES! Magazine holds their student writing competition annually to serve as a "writing opportunity...[for] students to read with purpose, write with passion, and reflect with courage and honesty." This year the contest addressed gender pronouns and challenged students… Continue reading NHS Student Wins National Writing Competition
Natick teachers participated in The Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning as Summer Design Fellows. The Wilson Academy This program is designed to prepare outstanding individuals for successful careers as educators, while also serving as an innovative education lab, examining what works in teacher and school leadership education. The Summer Design Fellows program works… Continue reading Natick Celebrates A Successful Partnership With Woodrow Wilson Academy