Reading aloud to all students, even older ones, is very valuable. Students reading level doesn’t catch up to their listening level until about eighth grade. Reading for fun at least 15 minutes a day helps develop vocabulary, factual knowledge, and reading skills as well as provides another way to spend quality family time.
13 Reasons Why – Guidance for Educators about Suicide PreventionApril 25, 2017
A lot of people have been talking about 13 Reasons Why, a book and now a Netflix Series about a teen girl who dies by suicide. There is a lot of controversy about this, and we advise reading these guidelines to be better informed. This contains great resources about suicide, even if you’re not watching …
Book Series Stars a Girl with AutismApril 25, 2017
This local mother turned social stories about her daughter with autism into a series of books that you might find helpful. Bonus: a portion of the proceeds go towards special needs programs at local schools! Read the whole story here.
Teacher Encourages Work-Life BalanceApril 25, 2017
What a great idea! Here’s hoping that any assigned homework has long been done and you all had a relaxing Sunday. Read more about the assignment and its full story here.