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2023

  • A Lowell math teacher leads a lesson for 8th-grade students

    Learning Walks Illuminate the Process for Math Faculty

    Recently, teachers from grades 3, 4, and 5 stopped by Lowell’s Middle School to observe math lessons in progress. Their visits yielded fruitful observations around a focal question: “What is expected of math students when they get to grades 6–8, and how can we prepare them to be successful?”
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  • The 2nd- and 3rd-grade band tests out geometric skills

    Math Mania is Lowell’s Latest Craze

    Math Resource Teacher Cristina is leading the charge for a new program designed to build community between different grade cohorts and to foster a collective love of mathematics.
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  • Teachers check in on student-led discussions about character identity and motivation

    Empathy and Strategy Lead 5th-Grade Novel Discussions

    To kick off 2023, 5th-grade students are working in small groups to read and discuss books of their choosing among A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, Wonder by R.J. Palacio, Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers by Celia C. Pérez, and Holes by Louis Sachar. Within their mini-cohorts, students have collaborated to plan out deadlines that will allow them to finish a whole novel by the end of January.
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