Tate Aldrich, an English teacher at Laconia High School, was named New Hampshire’s Teacher of the Year by the New Hampshire Department of Education. The Department highlighted his dedication to his students and his commitment to them:
As we attend forums around the state to be part of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) discussion, we are hearing amazing accounts of increased student engagement, deeper learning, higher level thinking skills and hands on application. Here’s what NGSS looks like in the classroom! More information on the forums can […]
The first forum on updating New Hampshire’s College and Career Ready Science Standards took place on September 8 at Pinkerton Academy. Check out this video to hear accounts of hands on learning, real world application and the enthusiasm that students have for the deeper learning experiences that NGSS provides. Upcoming discussion […]
NHBR featured a great piece on New Hampshire’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, highlighting their efforts to give students real-world experience and helping train the next generation of industry leaders.
New Hampshire Superior Court Justice Brian Tucker ruled that a state cap on education funding is unconstitutional, according to WMUR. Legislation is already in place to remove the cap entirely by fiscal year 2018, but the ruling entitles the Dover School District to $1.5 million for aid for the 2016 fiscal year.
Several public forums for teachers and parents to learn about and discuss NH’s K-12 science standards are being held throughout the state. Join the discussion at one of the following locations: September 8 Pinkerton Academy 6-7:30 pm (Academy Bldg Lecture Hall, Derry) September 20 Concord 6-7:30 (Concord High Media Center 170 Warren Street) September 22 Plymouth 6-7:30 (Museum of […]
The classroom itself can have a big impact on learning. Whether it’s to accommodate a project that students are working on or easy access to tech tools, learning spaces can help encourage creativity, collaboration, and communication. What would your ideal classroom look like? Would it be outdoors? Have couches?
What is PACE? Here’s a great infographic that explains the first-of-its-kind performance-based assessment program here in New Hampshire:
In an article for Seacoast Online, Dr. Elaine Heffner argued that there’s no single way to teach a child. Children have different strengths and challenges, they learn differently, and have different life experiences. New Hampshire schools acknowledge this by providing kids with a dynamic, rigorous learning environments.
The school readiness gap between high- and low-income children is narrowing, partly because of better access to quality early childhood education programs and greater parental involvement, according to The New York Times.