The Randolph Journey

6th Grade: A Safe Place to Get Serious

 By Rachel Plucker, 5th and 6th Grade Math Your 6th grader wants to be taken seriously.  Sixth Grade is a time of growth, change and the beginning of finding oneself. ...
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The Importance of a Teacher-Coach

It may not be a big surprise, but I always loved school. I loved the structure of the bells, I loved crossing out assignments in my planner, and I especially loved my ...
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How to Challenge a 4th Grader

Fourth grade challenge? Bring it on! Fourth graders are ready for more complex and independent work. Their classrooms must allow them to spread their wings, socially and ...
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"Westward Ho!" On to 4th Grade

Every spring, our 4th graders set off on a campus trek, hauling handmade oxen and wagons. They are dealt cards of fortune and misfortune. They work as families to ...
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Setting the Bar High for Your 3rd Grader

Every grade level, but especially the Lower School grades, present quite specific, individual challenges to educators. It's so important that teachers take advantage of ...
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