Working together to transition freshmen & transform schools from the bottom up!
Last year Huntington High School (West Virginia) and Salem High School (Virginia) partnered in the Walk for Africa - One Life to Make a Difference. This walk was the service project for freshmen at both schools. We shared with each other through video conferencing and through a common One Life to Make a Difference ning. The freshmen raised over $12,000. By partnering with World Vision, we were able to donate the money to funds that were matched many times over by the U.S. government and…Continue
Added by Scott Habeeb on August 26, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The Freshman Transition Network is full of blogs and resources related to starting/creating a Freshman Transition Program (FTP). In an attempt to make it easier for members to find these resources, this blog post is being added to the Hot Topics section of the main page to consolidate the resources related to starting/creating an FTP.
Added by Scott Habeeb on August 26, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
On The Freshman Transition Network we try to provide ideas for inspirational/motivational classroom resources. A lot of great ideas have been presented and they have ended up scattered all over The Network. This blog post is an attempt to give folks one easy resource that links to the others. If you have any ideas that should be added just let me know!
Inspiring the Heart of the Teacher (because you can't inspire others if you…Continue
John Wooden - the man, his accomplishments, his life, and his legacy - is a gift to teachers trying to help students reach their full potential. By bringing John Wooden into the classroom teachers will have an amazing opportunity to give your students glimpses into the type of character and virtues that need to be present in their lives. For that matter, students can explore John Wooden on their own.
Added by Scott Habeeb on August 22, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments