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Focus Strategies for High School Students

2022-11-07T15:33:27-05:00

High school can be a very stressful time for students. You are often juggling a lot of different responsibilities between school, work, and family life. For any student, a lack of ability to focus in the learning environment can have a major impact on your performance. If you're struggling [...]

Focus Strategies for High School Students2022-11-07T15:33:27-05:00

High School Schedules that Work

2022-11-07T11:51:46-05:00

While few would argue that building a master schedule for high school is stressful and demanding, this article will examine the types of schedules that have been found beneficial to high school students. What are some types of high school schedules that work? Having student input is a way [...]

High School Schedules that Work2022-11-07T11:51:46-05:00

Changing How Students View Intervention

2022-10-17T16:28:50-04:00

Not a new concept, schools have had interventions in place over the years to support their students. However, not all attempts at interventions have resulted in success. While some schools do not have the means to change or update their intervention methods, many interventions of the past offered no [...]

Changing How Students View Intervention2022-10-17T16:28:50-04:00

3 Reasons Not to Cut Your Flex Period This Year

2022-03-09T12:21:25-05:00

Teachers are stressed. Parents are stressed. Students are stressed. The past few school years have been overwhelming for just about everyone. As schools have done their best to try to navigate how to safely give students the best learning experience they can, they’ve had to make some tough decisions.In many [...]

3 Reasons Not to Cut Your Flex Period This Year2022-03-09T12:21:25-05:00

5 Reasons Your School Should Consider a Flex Day

2022-04-25T13:05:23-04:00

What is the meaning of a ‘flex day’ in schools? A flex day is an entire school day dedicated to flexible learning time for students. This enables them to work independently, get extra help where they need it, and pursue enrichment projects. Many schools have a ‘flex block’, ‘activity [...]

5 Reasons Your School Should Consider a Flex Day2022-04-25T13:05:23-04:00

Helping Students Cope with a Global Crisis

2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Right now the present and the future are both scary. They’re scary for parents and teachers, for the scientists, healthcare workers and volunteers, for the government officials and the people in charge. By now the phrase “we’re building the plane as we’re flying it” has become a pretty common [...]

Helping Students Cope with a Global Crisis2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Giving School Counselors a Class

2022-11-21T11:13:35-05:00

Severe anxiety is on the increase for kids and teens in the U.S. as well as depression and substance abuse. According to an article from NPR ED, some 1 in 5 kids suffers from mental illness of some kind, and 80% will not get the needed treatment. This has [...]

Giving School Counselors a Class2022-11-21T11:13:35-05:00

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas

2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

-- Trent C, Grade 9 FLT is the name of a flexible block program at a high school in New Hampshire that allows students to have time in the school day for intervention and enrichment. This time gives students a voice and boosts academic achievement and overall social-emotional [...]

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

What it Means to Be a Good Digital Citizen

2020-09-03T14:24:09-04:00

You can do whatever you want. And so can your students. In the physical world, and the digital world. Of course, our actions have consequences. This can be a little easier to see in the physical world -- for example, you can drive 30 miles over the speed limit [...]

What it Means to Be a Good Digital Citizen2020-09-03T14:24:09-04:00

How to Make Your Flex Time Implementation Successful

2020-09-01T07:00:40-04:00

What makes or breaks a new program at a school? Often, preparedness and having all (or most) staff onboard. All of the systems of support need to be in place. If a school is considering adding a flex period to their school schedule for extra help, intervention, remediation, enrichment, [...]

How to Make Your Flex Time Implementation Successful2020-09-01T07:00:40-04:00
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