I’ve heard stories of teachers, students, parents and administrators leaving school one day only to return the next day to discover the school playground has been removed by the district because someone at that level deemed the playground a safety hazard. Other schools simply don’t have a playground for students because schools and districts do
The omission of handwriting from the Common Core State Standards is still reverberating throughout the education community. Personally, I’m fully on the side of KEEPING handwriting in school curriculum. I went to school when PENMANSHIP was a prominent indicator on my report cards. Makes me feel old! However, there are others who agree with the
I’m finding all kids of creative competitions today. Utilizing the Book Creator app for iPads, students 13 and under create a fictional comic book with drawings, photos, audio and video to make the creation come to life. Read the rules carefully as only THREE entries are allowed per school and a ton of other legalities.
Arts and design teachers, this is the perfect opportunity to give your students a real world scenario. This is for class projects only, so students are competing against each other. Create an Earth Day 2016 design, no limit to style or medium, let the creative juices flow!!! Prizes: $500 gift card for school supplies t-shirts
There are so many GREAT SCHOOLS across our nation. Share your gratefulness for your school on the Great Schools website. Great Schools is a review website for schools thus this is a campaign to gather reviews for schools. FOUR winners selected via random draw will win. Follow these directions! To enter the Sweepstakes, go to