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By Ms. Jenson

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About this blog: I am a language arts teacher at Crittenden Middle School and the facilitator of the CMS Panther Pen blog. I grew up in the Bay Area and I love it here. I went to school in Santa Clara, and studied literature and political science ...  (More)

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To My Daughters' Future Teachers
Aug 1, 2014 8:47 pm
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As I get ready to head back into the classroom this fall, my daughters are getting ready to start PreK and K. I find myself anxious, almost terrified really, of... More
Crittenden Hosts Startup Weekend
Apr 22, 2014 8:27 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,993

by Matthew H., 8th grader, CMS

On the last weekend of spring break, Crittenden hosted the first ever Startup Weekend for middle school students only. Before... More
Lessons from the Trenches
Feb 12, 2014 1:36 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,762

Last May, in the midst of CSTs, final projects, grading, and prepping students to move on to their next academic milestone, my boss asked me if I'd be interested... More
Silence the Monster - Just Write
Oct 26, 2013 9:02 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 871

Silence the Monster - Just Write by Ms. Jenson

My four year old writes with zeal. She's so excited to be able to craft letters that have meaning and can be read... More
This perspective is to be continued...
Oct 17, 2013 9:55 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 803

Hi! In the following piece, eighth grade student Alexis reflects on the journey of her life so far, and prepares to face whatever is ahead the only way she knows... More
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