All posts by Michael Alderman

“Walk in Your Excellence” A New Podcast from NCA School Leader Sean Stevens

Today, we’re introducing a new resource from KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy school leader Sean Stevens – his podcast, from Necessary Studios called “Walk in Your Excellence”. If you’re looking for […]

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KIPP Student Reflections from the March for Our Lives

In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students, parents, and supporters gathered in cities across the country to protest gun violence and the […]

Beyond the Classroom

Extracurriculars, community partnerships and teaching the whole child at KIPP New Jersey’s schools. At KIPP Whittier Middle School, KIPP New Jersey’s newest school in Camden, 100 fifth graders last year […]

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Introducing the First Edition of the TEAM & Family Magazine

This fall, we launched our first edition of the KIPP New Jersey TEAM & Family Magazine – a magazine for the KIPP New Jersey community. While we will post articles […]

More winners from this year’s TEAMspys

Last week, we covered the first four winners from this year’s TEAMspys. Here’s a look at the winners of our last three awards, the TEAMwork Award, the Kid Focus Award, […]

KIPP NJ Senior Signing Day

Inside Senior Signing Day 2017

Each year, we host an event called Senior Signing Day, where our senior class announces where they’re going to college next year. This year, our class of 129 seniors received […]

TEAMspys 10th Anniversary

The 10th Annual TEAMspys Celebration

Each year at the TEAMspys we honor six staff members who epitomize each of our six values, plus one Mountains Beyond Mountains Award winner who consistently epitomizes them all. Here […]

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Why you definitely don’t want to miss this year’s Be the Change Celebration

KIPP New Jersey’s Be the Change Celebration enters its tenth year in 2017. As exciting as that is, there are even more reasons why you don’t want to miss this […]

Should we still teach kids to take notes by hand?

In a world where laptops, Chrome books and tablets are becoming more ubiquitous in classrooms and 1:1 programs are springing up at schools across the country, have you ever wondered […]

KIPP New Jersey How to teaching coding in your classroom

How you can add computer science to your education curriculum next year

Do you remember when President Obama became the first US President to write a line of code? Computer science is becoming a huge part of what it means to be […]