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Jeanane Charara Joins National Science Peer Review Panel

Congratulations to Jeanane Charara, Dearborn's elementary science resource teacher, who was recently accepted as a peer reviewer on Achieve's Science Peer Review Panel. Out of over 200 applicants from 39 states, DC and international locations, Jeanane demonstrated...

Say Yes to Recess

We are on the right track with recess everyday with our students.  Learn more about the benefits of recess on elementary students: from the dailycafe.com website Say "Yes" to Recess Allison Behne Research shows that children need recess. Yet withholding recess is...

Are Too Many Students Working Below Grade Level?

According to a new report released last week and an article written by Stephen Sawchuk for Education Week, too many schools give students classwork below grade level—leaving them underprepared for what’s next. What’s more, the report finds that when given the...

Project Based Learning at ASC

Project Based Learning at ASC

Dearborn educators K-12 enjoyed a productive day of learning at ASC on a beautiful fall Saturday, learning about project based teaching and learning and developing projects to implement with students.  Project ideas ranged from how to keep a snowman from melting (K)...

Resources for Celebrating Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Constitution Day, which commemorates the signing of the Constitution of the United States on Sept 17, 1787, is officially known as Citizenship Day. It’s an important distinction because all citizens are affected by and responsible to uphold the constitution. Take the...

How to access Curriculum & PD sites

Curriculum & PD DEC (Dearborn Education Curriculum) Choose “Resources for Staff” in the upper right corner of the district homepage (www.dearbornschools.org).   DEC is the first item under Curriculum midway down the page.It is also accessible at...

Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

April is Month of the Young Child and Dearborn Public schools is partnering with Henry Ford Community College for a special Family Literacy Event this Saturday for children ages 1-8.  See the flyer for more information about this event.

Congratulations to DTRA Cohort 15 graduates!

Congratulations to DTRA Cohort 15 graduates!

Congratulations to the 30 new graduates of the Dearborn Teacher Reading Academy!  This committed group of teachers braved snow storms and rescheduled sessions to sharpen their skills in teaching reading to our elementary students.  Thanks to our IC facilitators, Mary...