Monthly Archives: March 2017

There is No App for That

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato “Read every line item until you get it.” ~Michael Burry  During the last four weeks I have been reading literature, academic studies, and news articles on finance. I have studied graphs, … Continue reading

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Air Pollution: What Should Schools Be Doing?   

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets When I lived in the Middle East, we had ‘rain days’, when it poured enough to render the roads unsafe for students to venture out, and school was cancelled. In Colorado, we had snow days. In … Continue reading

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Wired for Play

So ​I’m currently reading this amazing book titled, The Importance of Being Little, by Erika Christakis, and I literally cannot put it down. An outstanding educator, leader and friend of mine, Paola Pereira lent it to me after I saw her carrying it around last … Continue reading

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The ‘Muslim Ban’ Will Depreciate the Value of American Schools

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets Between 1950 and 2009, internationally-mobile students increased from 107,000 to 3.4 million annually[1]. That’s almost 3.5 million students making a decision each year to leave their home to study, and more of them choose the U.S. … Continue reading

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High School: Where the fallen angel meets the rising ape

I was recently at an under 9s boys football tournament, supporting one of our teams. These are high energy events, as you can imagine, with hundreds of small boys charging around in semi-controlled fashion; a triumph of enthusiasm and innocence. … Continue reading

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Where Has Groucho Marx Gone? Teaching Social Satire in a Time of Tyrants

With the miasma of crackdowns, collusions, and demonization that has become a weekly occurrence here in the United States, I wonder, where have all our Groucho Marxs’ gone.  All those wry, witty, double entendre, in-your-face comic geniuses who makeup the … Continue reading

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Students At The Helm

So we have been spending a lot of time and energy of late finding ways to inspire our students to lead their own learning. It’s been a true passion of ours as a school over the past few years honestly, to break … Continue reading

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