Breakfast in the Classroom

Having breakfast in the classroom is a new way to start the day for many elementary school students.  Rather than arriving early to school, breakfast is served in the classroom which makes it possible for children to have a nutritious meal without being rushed, and...

An Ally for At-Risk Students

Thanks to having an ally for at-risk students on staff, a school is turning around the results for students who were on the verge of dropping out or failing courses.  One student at Ridgewood High School in New Jersey was chronically truant, and it was a struggle to...

10 Best Educational Apps for Kids

As teachers and parents we understand the importance of pre-school education for kids. And thanks to modern technologies we have more opportunities to make this process very interesting and diverse for our small students: mobile applications developers do everything...

Creating Meaning in Math

It really isn’t good enough to accept that some children are not good at math and some teachers have decided to create meaning in math for everyday activities.   The common parent excuse that  “I was never good at math” as a reason the...

New Law Increases Emphasis on Reporting Bullying

TIme will tell what the true effect will be on schools as a new law increases emphasis on reporting bullying.  Procedures for monitoring and reporting bullying behavior will become more rigorous for staff and training requirements will also increase.The Safe and...

Teens Need More Sleep

 Research is proving that teens need more sleep.  The  US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended number of hours for teens to sleep is 8 to 9 hours to optimize their developing minds and bodies. Click image to purchase bookYet a...