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Nicole Stelle Garnett Offers Keynote at Holy Cross College Commencement

on Monday, 21 May 2018.

ACE Senior Policy Advisor was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa

Garnett Holy Cross College

Nicole Stelle Garnett is ACE’s senior policy advisor, the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at Notre Dame’s Law School, and a Fellow in the Institute for Educational Initiatives. On Saturday, Garnett delivered the address for Holy Cross College’s commencement. She urged graduates to follow the example of the core values of ACE’s Notre Dame ACE Academies: Seek, persist, excel, love, and serve.

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.

Teachers Helping Teachers: Tim Hankins, ACE 22

on Thursday, 19 April 2018.

Tim Hankins Teachers Helping Teachers

In this fifth installment of Teachers Helping Teachers, Tim Hankins (ACE 22, Memphis) discusses how he uses art in his social studies and religion classes at Memphis Catholic Middle & High School to practice different modes of analysis for students. He uses this type of work during bellwork, as an introduction to a topic, and as a performance assessment at the end of a unit.   

Tulsa ACE Advocates: Truly One of A Kind

Maria Murphy Audrey Scott on Sunday, 08 April 2018.

Tulsa ACE Advocates

No man is an island, pay it forward, and those little fruit snacks from Costco.

This is to say support comes in all shapes and sizes. Everybody needs it. Nobody is completely self-sufficient (no matter what they may claim!), and it is human nature to depend on each other. Sometimes support is given, and other times it’s received. It works both ways, and can be anything from good advice, to a kind word, or even just a well-timed Costco run.

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.

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