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Redmond Proficiency Academy

Redmond, OR – Redmond Proficiency Academy is a charter school serving students in the 6th through 12th grades. Their mission is to provide students with a proficiency-based education in a personalized learning environment through the creation of learning opportunities that are aligned to state, national, and industry standards.  They value the individuality of their students …

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Blaine High School – Center for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science

BLAINE, MN – Jon Loo, an English teacher at Blaine High School and varsity hockey and lacrosse coach, developed a grade-wide study of The Art of Learning for the 10th grade English students. With a strong focus on engineering, math, and science, the educators at this school are devoted to developing and implementing a curriculum …

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University High School of Science and Engineering

HARTFORD, CT – University High School of Science and Engineering, in partnership with the University of Hartford, is a magnet school that focuses on academic excellence and early transition to higher education, while developing responsible citizens who demonstrate healthy integration in a diverse society. Caryn Baseler, the Instructional Coach, has organized a yearlong Professional Learning …

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Tanenbaum CHAT

MAPLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – Jamie Cohen is a 9th grade English teacher and Director of Student Extra-Curricular Activities at Tanenbaum CHAT (Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto).  This year he ran his second SOLE (Self Organized Learning Environment) Student Leadership Seminar for 115 students ranging from 13-17 years of age, all of whom are in some …

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Maumee High School

MAUMEE, OH – Christopher West is a teacher in the science department and the men’s assistant varsity soccer coach at Maumee High School. He plans to use The Art of Learning in his 11th and 12th grade Introduction to Critical Thinking Class to develop the students’ understanding of how they learn and to encourage introspection. …

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King Kekaulike High School

KIHEI, HI – Matthew Cerny, the school’s English Department Chair, plans to use The Art of Learning with his 9th grade AVID students.  “AVID is a college prep program for underserved students in the academic middle who exhibit potential, but are underachieving,” Cerny says.  His students will study the book as a class using Socratic …

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