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Mack Littleton Eighth Graders Create Unique Community Service Projects

Why wait until you’re an adult to make a difference in the world? This week, the Mack Littleton eighth grade class presented their community service projects to the entire school community. The community project is the capstone of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, a required part of each student’s progress towards graduation. It also […]


by Kim Servia, M.A.Ed., DCSD GT Facilitator, and Parent Too often, gifted children and adolescents hear that they are “too _______.”  Fill in the blank with any of the following:  intense, sensitive, weird, self-absorbed, hyperactive, bossy, stubborn, or lazy.  Many adults and peers are guilty of transforming the traits of giftedness into criticisms by using […]

Spelling Bees: An Untraditional Take on Tradition

By Diane Dunne, Littleton Head of School Holiday traditions such as lights, music, food, and annual gift-giving notwithstanding, our fast-paced Facebook world demands we travel light, discarding old products and pursuits to embrace the innovation and creative change necessary to thrive in today’s world. But sometimes, past practices deserve a fresh look. One of those […]

Littleton Teacher Joe Pausback Named Thought Partner for New Education Innovation Hub

Littleton 5/6 teacher Joe Pausback was recently named as a Thought Partner for ThinkSpace, a brand new creative hub of innovation for educators. ThinkSpace is a project of Share Fair Nation, sponsored by the Morgridge Family Foundation. Because of Joe’s previous experience as a presenter at Share Fair Nation, where he shared his innovative classroom […]