Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Kim Carter

How to Conduct a Boolean Search

by Kim Carter, Librarian, Souhegan High School, Amherst, NH Computers search information databases by looking for the exact string of characters entered by the user. In other words, if the user asks the computer to look for “coaching soccer,” the computer scans for entries where those two words appear exactly as typed. Therefore, searching for “rainforest” would yield different results

Horace: Kim Carter Published: February 11, 1996 By: Kim Carter Topics: Instruction, Technology And Information Literacy

Literacy and Democracy Go Hand in Hand: Teaching and Learning Literacy Skills in a Relevant, Meaningful Context

At Monadnock Community Connections School (MC2), mid-year Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) scores were in. 44 students, five teachers, two tutors, and two parents had accepted the community-wide invitation to join a discussion about the results. To clusters of six to seven students and an adult facilitator, I displayed the first chart of scores, showing that 23% improved, 40% stayed

Horace: Kim Carter Published: June 9, 2006 By: Kim Carter Topics: