I have to give a shout out to Lincoln High School in my home state of Nebraska and Seaside High School here in California for the innovative things they are doing to create “learning environments that reach every student” through the Schools of Opportunity project. Check it out here!
2018 Teacher Appreciation Week freebies and deals Check them out here!
Friends Coffee & Tea on Bascom is open and offers work skills training for Friends of Children with Special Needs (FCSN). Has anyone had a chance to stop by yet? We plan to go soon! Click here to view their Facebook page!
Do you have a child that hoards things? This article provides information about how to distinguish ‘hoarding’ from ‘collecting’ and how to help without shame or judgment. Check out the helpful tips here.
Here are some thoughtful ideas for redesigning classrooms that can improve learning yet don’t have to break the bank. Check out these great ideas here.
Here are some great options for egg fillers/treats other than candy. Check it out here!
Part of the goal is to admit one transfer student for every two freshman and develop a road map of courses to help transfer students avoid wasting time and money on unnecessary classes. Read the article here.
Over the course of several years, this teacher has simulated a dictatorship in her classroom before teaching Orwell’s 1984. In previous years, students have always complied. This year they did not conform. Instead, they demonstrated critical thinking and were empowered to stand up to totalitarianism. Such a great read. Check it out here.
“The move would expand a program currently in place at six of the nine undergraduate UC campuses — Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz — called Transfer Admissions Guarantee for students transferring from the state’s community colleges.” Read the article here.
These colleges have ‘no loans’ financial aid policies to help undergraduates pay for school. Check out this website for those 25 colleges.