"We did this in our Freshman Transition at Gretna High. We took some of the real at-risk students and mentored them. Our biggest success was that about 90% of the students we developed this relationship with ended up graduating on time and only a…"
"I've talked to many principals regarding the academy approach and they have said the same thing. Team teaching also has similar drawbacks. The idea of the transition program is to get the freshmen into the "routine" of high school and…"
"Thanks, Chris, for sharing this. I hope it will encourage others to try to do similar things in their classrooms. Students really enjoy seeing their teachers be real and share what they love and who they are. Love the NYC shots!"