"If only someone had told me that when I was a freshman!"
What a sad statement to hear coming from a high school senior. High school is all about choices. As educators we must take every opportunity to help students and parents make better informed choices early on in their high school careers.
I would like to a recommend a model for doing this called Success Prep Conferences. Many schools – including Salem High School…Continue
Here are some great books to consider reading and/or sharing with your students.
Over the years I have been amazed by the number of educators who don't read books related to our field. We recognize the importance of our students reading but then overlook how important it is for us. Perhaps part of the reason is that many books on educational topics are pretty dry. Also, many such books are written by "the experts" and seem to have little real-world application. Well here are…
The world that we live in is changing every day. With
the passing of each day the United States is becoming more diverse. Black
History month presents educators with an opportunity to share the
accomplishments of the Black community. Did you know that there are
African Americans who are making history every day? Inviting people from
your city or local community to speak with your class can be a great way to
enlighten students about their accomplishments. These… Continue
I recently developed a program for ninth grade students. I'm Awesome, But I Have My Limitations, which is a really nice highly interactive TV-game show style assembly program or workshop to acknowledge significant milestones for 9th graders.
I'm Awesome recognizes students for all that… Continue