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Hybrid Perspectives & Tips

Hybrid Perspectives & Tips

MSON has continued to expand our professional development activities. As schools across the country move from remote to hybrid, we have worked with the Bay Area BlendEd consortium to compile resources on hybrid teaching. This living document will continue to evolve. A...

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Political Identity and the Magic of MSON

Political Identity and the Magic of MSON

When I tell the story of the Malone Schools Online Network, I often recount how, on the morning after the 2016 election, students gathered in one of our classes with tears in their eyes, dismayed at the election results. Students from another part of the country then...

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Haley Prescott – Porter-Gaud School

Haley Prescott – Porter-Gaud School

This edition of Student Spotlight shines on Porter-Gaud School’s Haley Prescott. 1. Tell me a bit about yourself?     I am a senior attending Porter-Gaud High School. Outside of academics I tend to be a busy body and thoroughly enjoy partaking in my different hobbies....

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Dr. John Aden – Canterbury School

Dr. John Aden – Canterbury School

This edition of Teacher Spotlight shines on Canterbury School’s Dr. John Aden. John teaches MSON’s course, “Diversity in a Global Comparative Perspective,” wears many hats at Canterbury, runs an African American History museum, has taught at the college level from...

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Design to Make a Difference

Design to Make a Difference

Design to Make a Difference (D2MD) is a design/engineering program that combines Maker-Education with altruism. The founders, Graig Marx and Dave Piemme of MSON member school Winchester Thurston, strive to increase STEM Equity through professional development for...

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Stories from the Front: A Round Table on Hybrid Teaching

Stories from the Front: A Round Table on Hybrid Teaching

Here in California where I sit, most students are still learning fully online. Following the various state and country school reopening guidelines has been a roller coaster ride for educators, with protocols and timelines changing practically weekly. Many schools have...

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‘Office Hours’ with Claire Goldsmith

‘Office Hours’ with Claire Goldsmith

Claire Goldsmith was recently invited to sit down with the team at R.E.A.L.Discussion to be a part of their Office Hours series, which recruits experts from within the field of education and beyond to share their specific knowledge and perspective. The article below...

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MSON Welcomes Columbus Academy

MSON Welcomes Columbus Academy

MSON is pleased to welcome its 26th member school, Columbus Academy in Gahanna, Ohio. A Malone School since 2010, Columbus Academy serves students in Pre-K-12. We are thrilled to welcome their students into MSON courses.

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Join Us to Design Online Learning v. 2.0!

Join Us to Design Online Learning v. 2.0!

Since the onset of COVID-19, MSON has helped schools across the globe transition to online learning, emphasizing the role of the real-time classes for connection and community. Now, many of our schools have an opportunity to engage in thoughtful planning for a school...

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An Education Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste

An Education Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste

As virtual graduation ceremonies conclude and schools look to a fall of near-certain online learning, some have asked me whether I envision schools existing permanently online. Even while I help schools improve their online pedagogy and realize the power of distance...

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Marielle Sallo – Chadwick School

Marielle Sallo – Chadwick School

This edition of Teacher Spotlight shines on Chadwick School's Mariello Sallo. Teachers often ask their students to take a step outside of their comfort zone and try something that will challenge them. That is what I've told many of my students, and this year, it was...

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Aleyna Buyukaksakal ‘21 – Trinity Prep School

Aleyna Buyukaksakal ‘21 – Trinity Prep School

This edition of Student Spotlight shines on Trinity Prep's Aleyna Buyukaksakal. How were you prepared to make the transition online at Trinity Prep because of your MSON experience? The synchronous learning experience of MSON greatly prepared me for the transition of...

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