Update

March 18th 2020

Wednesday Update I want to first share that we still have no reported cases of presumptive or positive cases of the COVID 19 virus by any member of the school community to the Central Office. Again we are requesting that if any staff member, student, or any member of the immediate family of either a … read more

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The Fall GDRSD Barometer is Here!

The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District is proud to present the Fall 2019 edition of The Barometer. Highlighted articles include: Schools make significant growth toward targets on state assessments Operational audit results in cost savings Florence Roche rebuild planning underway Upgrades to technology fuel teaching innovation and much more! Please click here to read the Fall … read more

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Summer Math Recommendations 2018

Dear Students and Parents.  Summer is a time to relax, enjoy the outdoors, spend time with your family, read some great books AND… do some math!  These activities can be embedded in your daily routines, a choice of what you engage in, and something that you enjoy! Click Here for more information!    

UDL Greatness 2018

GDRSD is an International Destination for UDL Greatness

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, three professors from the University of Teacher Education Fukuoka in Japan visited the northeast to observe excellence in the implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). In addition to visiting CAST, the founding organization of UDL in Wakefield, MA, Charlestown High School, and Concord-Carlisle High School, Drs. Nishiyama, Noutomi, and … read more

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GDRMS Receives STEM Career Pathway Capacity Grant

“It is essential that we engage our students ... in science, engineering, computer science” said Lt. Governor Karyn Polito.

Groton/Dunstable, Massachusetts – Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School (GDRMS) announced today that it has received a grant to offer high-quality science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs from Project Lead The Way (PLTW). PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers through pathways in computer science, engineering and … read more

My Week in Classrooms = (Literally) on FIRE

As I shared in a previous post, we have some amazing colleagues who are willing to share their classrooms with me as we collaborate to deliver universally designed lessons! Two weeks ago, Mrs. Marino, a third grade teacher at Swallow Union, shared her third grade students with me for a math lesson. We had an … read more

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My Week in Classrooms, November 3, 2017

I had another amazing week in classrooms visiting middle school south and Swallow Union in search of some great examples of UDL. As always, I saw more examples than I could share in a short blog, but here are some highlights! In many schools across the country, there is a focus on mindfulness and providing … read more

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Understanding the Next-Generation MCAS

Please review the PowerPoint presentation on, “Understanding the Next-Generation MCAS” from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Understanding the Next-Generation MCAS