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

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

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 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