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  • Erik Divan #ASpotlight Interview

    The students in Sixth Grade Science Teacher Erik Divan’s classroom are energized by his passion for science, which he brings into every aspect of the learning experience. In just his third year of teaching, Erik is deeply invested in each students' learning, going beyond in-class instruction, by focusing his efforts on more in-depth, cross-disciplinary planning. Learn more about Erik’s approach to teaching sixth-grade science by reading his full interview below:
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  • Bringing Eighth-Grade Spanish to Life: Listen, Draw, Read, Imagine!

    Imagine you are a 13-year-old boy fleeing Cuba on a raft headed towards Florida. It’s the first night of the journey, and it’s so dark and cold you can barely see your own trembling hands before your eyes. Smack in the middle of the Spanish novel “El Escape Cubano” was a scene so intense that the best way to experience it was to listen. With mood-setting music playing gently in the background, the boys listened to the chapter in the book read by Ms. Spielberg or Ms. Iturralde in Spanish.
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