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View from the Clearwater Crosstrees

View from the top! Sloop Clearwater‘s second mate Carlos Duran goes aloft with the GoPro camera to capture a stunning view of New York City’s Westside from the crosstrees. The sloop was traveling north on the Hudson River, just beyond the … Continue reading

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Those Who Sail

The Dynamic Energy that Keeps the Sloop Sailing By Isaac Santner, Onboard Educator I am writing this post from the main cabin of the sloop during a 30 mile transit from Yonkers to West Point, NY. This morning, we sailed … Continue reading

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Clearwater and the Common Core

I would wager that most educators in the U.S. today have done extensive research into the implications of the Common Core, and its implications for their classrooms. The Common Core provides a set of standards that the vast majority of schools in … Continue reading

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‘Til we meet again, next spring

By Jacinta Early, Onboard Educator As the Clearwater sailing season has ended, the weather has turned cold and the leaves are falling from the trees; it also is a time for an educator to leave (temporarily) for the winter. This year … Continue reading

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Halloween, Clearwater-style

By Jacinta Early, Onboard Educator As an Australian, Halloween isn’t really a “thing” for us;  it’s not our holiday. Sure, in more recent years we have picked up the idea of it, and according to my parents back in Australia … Continue reading

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