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Oct 19

[A/B] In the Midst of Transit Transition

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

Classes that extend throughout the entire year do not have midterms. This is due to a schedule that rotates every other day.So as many students at Phillip O. Berry Academy prepare for midterms - racing toward the second half of the semester - my students will be transitioning into the second portion of the first quarter.In order to bring this section of the year to a close, we finished the first nine weeks with an exam on chapters one through four of Speech, and we will continue to present our Organized Speeches as we move further into the content of the first quarter.​​…

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Oct 19

[P.1] Winding Down to Ramp Back Up

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

This week has been a week of closure. Students begin testing next week, and in preparation for their midterm, we have been practicing table topics (impromptu speaking) and studying the first four chapters of Speech.As we wind-down this quarter, I couldn't be more proud of my students. I have seen amazing transformation in the poise and confidence of each student, and I am extremely enthusiastic as we ramp up for the next nine weeks.​…

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