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By Dave Barta
Principal, Goldendale Middle School 

GMS students getting new topics, new types of teaching

The Goldendale Way


“What if there was a class where curiosity ruled? Where you learned not only how things worked, but how you might make them work better? Where the biggest challenge was between you and your imagination?” This idea is the chief motivating force behind a new curriculum called “Gateway to Technology” that will be offered to Goldendale Middle School (GMS) students next fall. Using funds from a new “Rise Up” Gear Up grant through the University of Washington, GMS has purchased the materials and begun the process of training teachers in the Gateway To Technology (GTT) curriculum.

Beginning in September of the 2012-13 school year, GMS seventh and eighth graders will have the chance t...

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