A big thanks to BEST for organizing and staffing the annual Celebrating Differences program at Lane. This thoughtful and always relevant topic helps our students understand what it is like to “walk in someone else’s shoes.” The focus for this year was on physical differences such as loss of eye...
Some of you may have heard of the latest acronym in education, the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). This new test is being piloted by many Massachusetts schools this Spring, including Lane. Four of our classes have been randomly selected to participate in the English...
One Hour of Code
This past week was designated as “One Hour of Code.” This effort was sponsored by a lot of big names in the technology world, such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Coding is interesting in that at first glance it doesn’t appear to fit neatly into a traditional subject area...