This article provides information about the SAT revisions that will be in effect beginning in the spring of 2016. Some of those changes will include: an optional essay, elimination of the guessing penalty, and calculators will be permitted only on parts of the math section. Even before the new exam starts, the Khan Academy will offer free online practice problems from old tests and instructional videos on how to solve them.
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.