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Revere Superintendent Dr. Dakin on the Four Rs, Edtech, and Engagement

Revere High School is in an urban high school in Massachusetts with nearly 77% of students at a low income status. In addition, English is not the first language for more than 50% of its students and 14% of students are English Language Learners. I sat down to speak with Dr. Paul Dakin, Revere’s superintendent…

ProTip Wednesday: 8 Ways to Make Students Care

“Why do I have to learn this?” “When are we ever going to use this in real life?” Building real-world relevancy to answer that big why question is something that all teachers grapple with. Why should students care about the Pythagorean Theorem or learn how to create a stem and leaf plot? Establishing the connection…