As you know from Sara’s previous post, last Friday a group of JumpRope team members and almost 300 educators from Vermont and New Hampshire met at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT for a great day of learning. It was the second such event that JumpRope has helped to sponsor, with the Vermont Standards-based Learning Collective and St. Mike’s, and plans are already in the works for another next winter. The day started with a keynote by Bill Rich and Carol Ann Tomlinson and continued with two series of break out sessions. More+
"JumpRope is a part of the daily conversation here at MELS, with parents frequently contacting teachers regarding JumpRope assignments, teachers using JumpRope to develop common learning targets and assessments, and students logging on to monitor their progress."