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November is National American Indian Heritage Month (by presidential proclamation since 2009).
Teaching about the Wabanaki
Some of you have asked for resources for teaching about the Wabanaki. Here are a lot of great resources:
Teaching about Thanksgiving
Can we eradicate the false stories about Thanksgiving from teaching and learning across our schools once and for all -- especially in grades K-4?
Here are some resources you may find useful. If anyone wants to order any of the recommended books, let me know.
This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place!
Each of the images has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.

Complex Reasoning Model Rubrics

Complex Reasoning Taxonomy

This Complex Reasoning Taxonomy is based on the work of Debra Pickering and Robert Marzano.  The Taxonomy will help all of us throughout the district develop a common language around critical thinking and how to teach it.
Complex Reasoning Tools for Staff