Sunday, October 28, 2012

     Ms. Kumon and her 4th Grade Class are preparing for a big conference Clarkston Schools has with Howard Gardner, the renouned researcher who has formed the hypothesis for differentiated instruction. The higher level thinking seminar will happen this upcoming weekend in Clarkston and classrooms around the district are excited about the possibilities the conference will bring. In the video clip to be played in the Oakland Press, she talks about how her class is preparing. In this lesson, her class is paired up and is summerizing what they have learned in the lesson so far. The public is welcome and details are below. http://youtu.be/hJwybMBVYk0

Parent/Community Learning: Project Zero Clarkston—

A Culture of Thinking

Parent Strand


When: Saturday, November 3, 2012

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


What: Parents and community members will engage with Harvard

Project Zero Researchers, Ron Ritchhart, Howard Gardner, and attend sessions with teachers and researchers related to parents and a Culture of Thinking.

Where: Clarkston High School

6093 Flemings Lake Road

Clarkston, MI 48346
Who: Parents, community members, and friends of education
Cost: $75 (includes lunch and snacks)




(For “Role of Workshop Participant”, click on“Other/Parent” and under “Organization Registrant Works For”, click on “Public School”)



For more information, please contact

Heidi McClain at hsmcclain@clarkston.k12.mior 248.623.5408