"Sara, I am sorry I did not respond last school year. I was just going through all these and saw your questions. We have current freshmen who have been recommended by the 9th grade academy teachers to be ambassadors. They are given two or three 8th…"
"I am a teacher at Davenport North High School in Davenport, Iowa. I teach English 9 and Freshman Honors English in the 9th grade academy, as well as teaching Speech to 10th and 11th graders. I am also the Speech and Debate coach.
We started our 9th…"
"Several years ago Maya came and spoke at Palmer College of Chiropractic Medicine. I was fortunate enough to attend. She was wonderful. I could have sat and listened to her for hours upon end.
Italy was awesome! I can hardly wait to share my…"
"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I love using quotes for journal entries, class discussions and even speeches. There are many great websites out there that have quotes listed by author,…"
Thanks for joining this brand new network. This is definitely a "work in progress". Your input and ideas will play a big role in making this a useful and interactive site. Please let me know if you have ideas.
Check out the new "Your School" tab. This gives people a chance to leave information about and a link to their school's Freshman Transition Program. I think this could help schools connect with one another.
Be sure to "friend" the other members of the community. That will make sure that the community truly is a community.
You might find the new "Search" tab to be helpful. It's a custom Google search engine dedicated to searching sites related to freshman transition. When you go to it you choose to be a volunteer contributor and then add sites to the search engine. As more sites are added, the engine becomes more and more powerful. Know any websites that are beneficial for teachers trying to meet the needs of freshmen?