yearbook inspired gridding exercise

In March, as students and classes adjusted to the new online teaching format, Visual Art took on a new role at WA Prep as a …

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El día de los muertos; Celebrating Life on the Day of the Dead

As a child, I saw the ins and outs of Día de los muertos around me because it wasn’t a holiday we observed at home. ...
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Taco Tuesday & Other Anomalies: Creating Community and Culture in a New School

In the summer of 2019, I began making tacos on Tuesdays, not because I am the Spanish teacher with Mexican background but because the availability ...
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In language acquisition, a hypothetical filter is influenced by emotional variables

When I was a student, I dreamed that I could speak English fluently. Because I thought English could help me to open another door to ...
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Binary Number System

A binary number, also known as a base 2 number, is a number composed only of 0s and 1s. The modern binary number system was ...
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IB Mathematics Applications and Interpretations

In our IB Mathematics Interpretations and Applications class, students are not only learning new math concepts, but they are also using these concepts to make ...
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Bringing IB into my Teaching Experience

Last academic year (2018-2019) I was fortunate to work as a Spanish teacher in three different schools: our own school Washington Preparatory School in Bothell, Soundview School in Lynnwood, and Cedar River Montessori School in ...
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Students discover connections between their learning and the world around them!

Among the most rewarding moments as a teacher are those when students discover connections between their own learning and the world around them. This semester, ...
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