Working Together to be Better Teachers

Educators are working together to be better teachers.  When teachers collaborate, they enhance students’ learning experiences. At the Fall River School District this is becoming the norm. This change has been picking up speed across the school district. Teachers...

Common Core is Hitting Home

Common Core is hitting home for me. My daughter’s school sent home a kindergarten common core workbook. After looking it over I have some questions. In a school district with a tight budget this book retails for thirty dollars. I wonder if this is the best use...

A Break From Technology

Many schools are diving deep into embracing new  technology but others are taking a break from technology. Computers in the classroom are the norm and some students are even being assigned tablets to do school work. Dunedin schools are doing something a little...

Best 3 Ways to Stop Bullying in Sports

The recent verbally aggressive and disrespectful behavior of Miami Dolphins player Richie Incognito towards his teammate Jonathan Martin led me to propose a new campaign called the Best 3 Ways to Stop Bullying in Sports.  Incognito, reportedly made derogatory...

Children That Skype With Authors

Children that Skype with authors won’t forget the experience for a long time. As apart of a writing workshop series, rabbinic literature teacher Rabbi Yossi Kahan of Scheck Hillel Community School,  Skyped author Patrice Samara from New York. His seventh-grade...