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Today’s Homework: Submarine Sandwiches, Basketball, and Lightsabers for All

Audrey Scott on Wednesday, 25 April 2018.

Liam Driscoll Mystery

Tick. Tick. Tick. Tick.

Click.

Liam’s eyes fix on the clock above the blackboard.

Tick. Tick.

Still no sign of one of his students.

“He showed up late if he showed up at all. Not just a few minutes, like right after the bell, but I mean 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. every day,” Liam Driscoll (ACE 24, Denver) remembers.

The 2018 ACE Marathon: A Recap from Atlanta

Audrey Scott on Friday, 06 April 2018.

ACE Marathon 2018 Atlanta

3:01 a.m.

Awake. Sleep is overrated. Have nothing to do in morning anyway…except run a half marathon. Literally.

3:04 a.m.

Pep talk fails. Darkness. Stillness. Excitement. Nerves. Alarm set for 4:15 a.m.

4:00 a.m.

Ignore alarm. Get out of bed instead. Shower with reasonable belief in its energizing effects.

"Would You Walk a Mile for $10,000?"

Audrey Scott on Wednesday, 14 March 2018.

The Charity Chase raises over $10,000 for Little Flower Catholic School in Mobile, Alabama

Little Flower Catholic School The Charity Chase

Would you walk a mile for $10,000? No, this is not a rhetorical question.

Alesa Weiskopf’s answer was a resounding yes, but she needed at least 99 other people to say yes, too. Spoiler alert: mission accomplished.

Teachers Helping Teachers - Mary Grace Mangano, ACE 22

Kati Macaluso, Ph.D. Matt Rhodes on Monday, 12 March 2018.

Teachers Helping Teachers Mary Grace Mangano ACE 22

ACE 22 graduate Mary Grace Mangano currently teaches English at Cristo Rey New York High School. In this fourth installment of Teachers Helping Teachers, Mary Grace highlights a technique she uses to keep all students engaged in classroom dialogue: “rotating discussions”.

Mary Forr: Teaching Together in America's Catholic Schools

Audrey Scott on Friday, 09 March 2018.

Mary Forr Founders Prize

“My older sister, Marita, always wanted to be a teacher, and she is way more gifted and patient than I ever have been or ever will be.”

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