January 28, 2015- Marc Bucklin’s Physical Education class, “Personal Fitness & Weight Management
” exemplifies 21st century teaching and learning practices. The course is offered to upperclassmen and is truly designed to equip students for healthy lives after high school, applying lessons from lectures in real-world applications. Which brings up the the coolest part of this ...
January 20, 1015- Although Dan Lamb feels at home on the farm, and Dave Hunt envisions a future in engineering, the two of them partnered up in their final semester of Industrial Arts
over a shared affinity for tinkering. It’s D...
January 13, 2015- Nancy Kent’s Statistics class is serious about real-world problems expressed and quantified through data sets. After two months learning the big picture of Statistics, from understanding survey design to conducting complex analyses of qualitative versus quantitative data sets, students were asked to apply their knowledge for a major summative assessment.
They turned their shiny-stats-toolboxes to their sc...
January 11, 2015- The Sunday Valley News covered the Twin State Mercury Project by visiting students and Hartford High teacher, Meghan Wilson (read the full article
). A big thanks to Jaxson Potwin and Ashley Elder, students of the HACTC Culinary Center
, who organized our student-volunteer-catering-staff and...
December 24, 2015- A new series for Hartford School District, The World As Our Classroom , will report on teacher-lead excursions into our local and global communities where students test their in-school learning in real-world applications.
For the first in this series, mark your calendars for an opportunity to partake in this phenomena firsthan...
December 15, 2014- Schools across the nation work to create environments where students can rely on peers, teachers and administrators to uphold safe spaces so they are free to learn. A positive step that many schools have taken is to form Advisory Programs
, to create more connections and form a stronger network for each individual student in his or her school.