May 16, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Students, Teachers, and UM Interns Benefit from Cross Cultural Exchange

One of the goals of the Mitchell Scarlett Teaching and Learning Collaborative is to create meaningful projects that benefit all stakeholders: students, teachers, and interns.  This extended day project met these criteria. Beginning this past February, 20 Mitchell third graders … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Plans for 2013 Summer ESL Learning Academy

For the second year, the Mitchell Scarlett Partnership is helping to coordinate a summer academic and enrichment program for English language learners (ELLs) who will be in grades 4 – 8 in the fall.  The program is open to all … Continue reading

April 23, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Mitchell 2nd Graders, Supported by UM Intern, Create Staff Biographies

As part of the second grade writing curriculum, Ms. Padgen’s class completed a non-fiction writing unit focused on writing biographies about the Mitchell staff.   This project, led by Ms. Sala, a UM teaching intern, gave students an opportunity to practice these skills … Continue reading

April 13, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Scarlett Extended Day Program for English Language Learners

Scarlett teachers and UM instructors teamed together this winter to support Scarlett’s English Language Learners (ELLs) in developing their English language and writing proficiencies.  This partnership project focused on Word Generation (http://wg.serpmedia.org/), a vocabulary program used across all content and … Continue reading

February 12, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Writing Project Involving Mitchell 4th Graders & UM Interns in AAPS News

See the following link to read about a writing project involving Mitchell teacher, Erica Hatt’s fourth graders and UM faculty, Cathy Reischl’s teaching interns.  The interns supported the fourth graders in a persuasive writing project about why Mitchell is the … Continue reading

November 29, 2012
by Melissa Stull
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Promise of Responsive Classroom and Developmental Designs Discussed in AAPS News

See the following link to learn more about how Mitchell and Scarlett are incorporating elements of Responsive Classroom and Developmental Design into their daily routines: news.a2schools.org

September 16, 2012
by Melissa Stull
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2012 Scarlett Summer School Program

During Scarlett’s summer school program this year, middle school students and UM interns had an opportunity to work and learn from each other.  Serving approximately 60 students in grades 6-8, the program focused on strengthening students’ reading and math skills.   … Continue reading

September 1, 2012
by Melissa Stull
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2012 Summer ESL Learning Academy

Housed at Scarlett Middle School, the Summer ESL Learning Academy (SESLA) supported 70 rising fourth through ninth graders in strengthening their language, science, and math skills.   This was the first time that elementary students from all of Scarlett’s feeder schools … Continue reading

April 5, 2012
by Catherine Reischl
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Scarlett Extended Day Program is Covered by AnnArbor.com

See the following link to read an article that describes work done through the Partnership at Mitchell and Scarlett in 2011-2012 and highlights the work of UM faculty, AAPS teachers, and English Language Learners in the Scarlett After-School Program: www.annarbor.com