Dr. Sweeney Recognized as Distinguished Modern Classroom Educator

During Morning Meeting on Friday, October 27, Head of School Cathy McGehee announced that STEM teacher Dr. James Sweeney was recognized by the Modern Classrooms Project as a Distinguished Modern Classroom Educator for implementing a blended-learning, self-paced and mastery-based instructional model in his Algebra II courses.
This peer-review selection process involved Dr. Sweeny submitting a portfolio that was evaluated for the effectiveness of his curriculum in challenging and supporting students in their development of deeper content mastery. 

Launched in 2018, the Modern Classrooms Project's mission is to empower educators to build classrooms that respond to every student’s needs.
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