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Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

A September to Remember

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I happened to be in a grocery store recently, and a high school student recognized me and bundled up his courage to ask me about secondary school for the coming year.

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Thursday, December 19th, 2019

A Special Time

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I love the Christmas Season in school districts; it is both an exhausting and a joyous time.

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Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As technology continues to proliferate all around us, I have wondered about the impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on education, especially on teaching and learning. You need not look ve

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Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Sleepless in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I came across an article recently that re-ignited a debate that has been brewing in educational circles for decades.

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Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Assessments That Matter

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions that I have been pondering since our graduation program came to fruition is what assessments should look like in a competency-based system.

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Deep Learning! What?!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Educators kill me sometimes. We (me included) have a way of making things more complicated than they sometimes need to be.

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Friday, March 1st, 2019

Madeline Knew Her Stuff

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Kids don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. For those of us who have been in education for a long time, this is a familiar adage that has stood the test of time.

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

The Important First Days of School

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Let me start by welcoming everyone (students, staff and parents) to what promises to be another exciting and action-packed year in our schools.

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Moving from Topics to Concepts

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I visited Alexander Elementary recently, and was impressed to see learning targets on the board in every classroom I visited. It was obviously a collective attempt on the part of the staff to be cl

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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