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Intervention and Enrichment Ideas


-- 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


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


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

Why Student Voice Matters


Why is student voice important in schools? Well, you know that feeling when no one seems to be listening to what you’re trying to say? Most of us have experienced that feeling from time to time. And likely, we brush it off. But what if you felt like this for [...]

Why Student Voice Matters2020-11-22T20:08:19-05:00

The Road to High School Dropout Starts in Middle School


In the Bronx, a 6th grade girl named Omarina finds her life falling apart. She and her mother are evicted from their apartment. Omarina and her father, who left the family when she was young, are about to be reunited when he dies of a stroke. As her mother [...]

The Road to High School Dropout Starts in Middle School2020-09-01T07:16:43-04:00

How Can You Avoid Frustrating Your Students?


What is education really about? Test scores and letter grades? Sometimes it certainly seems that way. But looking forward, there are a lot of positive changes being made -- or talked about. Sometimes talk of education reform may get away from what's actually important: the students. Kids will rely [...]

How Can You Avoid Frustrating Your Students?2020-09-01T07:35:42-04:00
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