These pictures tell a story about photos

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These pictures tell a story about photos

0 Comments 16 February 2014

I could write about what we learned about shooting good photos, but that wouldn't make much sense, would it. How about if, for this story, I just show you what I'm talking about?

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How do you spell amazing behavior? Try P.B.I.S.

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How do you spell amazing behavior? Try P.B.I.S.

0 Comments 13 February 2014

By Joe Hacham The Living Textbook P.B.I.S. This might seem to be just a bunch of letters, but these four letters are the reason behind the positive behavior at McCollough-Unis. The key to the positive behavior is the lanyard. “The lanyard provides the student immediate feedback on the child’s behavior. When it gets filled by [...]

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2013 election: Is Dearborn in good hands?

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2013 election: Is Dearborn in good hands?

1 Comment 12 February 2014

With an Arab-dominated City Council for the first time in Dearborn's history, citizens are looking to city leadership to address several issues, starting with a reduction in crime.

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Syrian tragedy should have consequences

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Syrian tragedy should have consequences

3 Comments 08 December 2013

While chemical weapons have been removed from Syria, the war rages on, hurting people. The eyes of the world are on the United States and Russia, which ended the chemical weapons and can stop the war.

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More guns mean many more problems for us

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More guns mean many more problems for us

7 Comments 08 December 2013

With 43 mass shootings in less than four years, about one a month, the U.S. government needs to do something to protect people's safety. Solutions can include limiting ammunition and guns, preventing certain modifications and mental tests.

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Digital divide: Students escape parents’ eyes

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Digital divide: Students escape parents’ eyes

6 Comments 04 December 2013

Handheld computers and social media let children create worlds that parents scarcely enter. The escape can help some socialize better but can also set students up to be targets of bullying.

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What is the Living Textbook Project?

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Watch the Unis Middle School students and instructors of the Living Textbook Project in action.

Unis Middle School

Unis School serves grades K-8 in the Dearborn Public School District. The school principal is Heyam Alcodray. These are its beliefs about education:

  • A student's highest potential includes improvements academically, artistically, emotionally and socially.
  • Student achievement requires a cooperative effort among parents, teachers and the community to provide encouragement and reinforce core values.
  • Good instruction is assessment-driven, outcomes-based, active, and engaging.
  • Effective instruction touches the world of each student providing for different learning styles and needs.
  • Education is a life-long process that prepares students to be successful, contributing citizens in a changing world.

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