2020 – 2021 Multiage Friday Facts No. 10

Greetings!   Our discussion for this week is ‘Ability Group.’  Ability grouping is placing students in groups, predetermined and assigned by the teacher, to reach specific goals in the subject being studied. The rubric or guidelines are given and discussed by the...

2020 – 2021 Multiage Friday Facts No. 9

Greetings!   Exciting news! Our topic today combined with the philosophy of our ‘Multiage’ program, expands and solidifies the best educational program for the students of St. Edward. We are expanding our Junior High School program to include ‘Departmentalized’...

2020 – 2021 Multiage Friday Facts No. 8

Greetings everyone,   For this week’s discussion, I would like to discuss the concepts of ‘Curriculum’ and ‘Instruction.’ As an educator these two terms are often used together when describing the educational structure of a classroom and school.   I would...

2020 – 2021 Multiage Friday Facts No. 7

Greetings everyone,   At this point in my series of ‘Friday Facts’ I would like to draw your attention to how the beginning of a typical school year begins in a single age classroom setting. We typically embrace these operations as the most beneficial way to...

2020 – 2021 Multiage Friday Facts No. 6

As principal, I am awarded the privilege of observing every classroom every day all day. Before I leave my office to begin my visits, I know the purpose of my ‘tour.’  Observations may be categorized as ‘Walkthroughs,’ where I stop by each room, spend a minute or two...

2020 – 2021 Multiage Friday Facts No. 5

Before I jump into this week’s topic, I want to thank all of our families for helping your students this past week. I realize we are in a very difficult time, but the character and class everyone is demonstrating goes beyond any description. Thank You! My...