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.
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.
“Here’s what you need to know—and what you can do, no matter your situation.” A helpful article to read.
While gifted students can also have ADHD, many have behaviors that simply seem like ADHD as a result of being gifted. Here’s some information that can help distinguish between the two and, if referred for an evaluation, be sure to seek out a professional with knowledge of gifted traits. Click here for the full article.
Here’s some information to help guide discussions with children as we try to make sense of things ourselves. Read the full article here.
While gifted students can also have ADHD, many have behaviors that simply seem like ADHD as a result of being gifted. Here’s some information that can help distinguish between the two and, if referred for an evaluation, be sure to seek out a professional with knowledge of gifted traits. Check out this information here.
Have you heard the dreaded, “I’m bored!” exclamations yet? Here are some activities to help get you through the holiday break and celebrate the New Year! Check out the link here.
It looks like a later school start time would not only help adolescents get more sleep and learn more efficiently, but also save the state money. The Appropriations Committee is voting on SB 328 tomorrow. If you have strong opinions one way or the other, you can make your voices heard by calling 916-319-2081. …