By Jane Allard
Why did I become a teacher? To admire other teachers close-up. That idea pleasantly surprised me this summer as I was reflecting on my career. I paused to record the idea (via Siri, thank-you-very-much.) Today, in writing, I expound upon it. I’ve used a “big word” (expound) – a skill I am certain I was encouraged to do. By whom? Teachers.
Tips to help your senior with their college essay.
By Rick Cruikshank
Your child will spend 13 years in school learning academic skills and guiding principles she will need to be successful. Your parental support, combined with her teachers’, will help your child gain the confidence and self-esteem she needs to reach her full potential. As a parent, there are few responsibilities greater than supporting your child’s success in school. In fact, many studies have linked student academic performance to parental support
Summer learning programs are important to a child’s year-round learning experience. The reason is simple: most children, regardless of socioeconomic status, lose up to two months of grade-level equivalency in math if they spend their summers not engaged in any form of learning. Children from low-income families also experience a loss in reading achievement…