Monthly Archives: April 2013

How many plastic bottles?

At Triangle Learning Community Middle School (TLC for short), we will learn math and science and communication skills when we investigate compelling questions, such as: How many plastic bottles are made each year in the United States? This seems like a … Continue reading

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Why we will blog at TLC

Greetings! This is one of my most popular posts, and since some new people are visiting my blog to learn more about Triangle Learning Community Middle School (TLC for short), I thought I’d revive it. The post does a nice job … Continue reading

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Teaching Emotional Topics

We will start our days at TLC Middle School by reading the day’s news.  Today, the main story is obvious — what happened at the Boston Marathon? This was an awful raw event, and my thoughts and prayers are with … Continue reading

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Engaging with the news

Here’s an example of how a morning news discussion will work at Triangle Learning Community Middle School (TLC for short): Let’s take this article from today’s (April 4) Washington Post, titled Short on graves, China turns to sea burials Here’s the first … Continue reading

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