Vegetable Gardens Excite Elementary Students

The skies may be gray and the weather wet, windy, and nasty, but one school has discovered that vegetable gardens excite elementary students. They love the actual tasks of working in the garden, and take pride in the healthy and tasty harvest. Fourth, fifth, and sixth...

How to Take Charge of Your Emotions

When you read the title of my chapter “How to Take Charge of Your Emotions”, you may be asking “What do my emotions have to do with my grades and why is it so important?” Allow me to share with you why. As you go about your everyday life you may feel like...

Special Education Transformed by One to One Initiatives

Teachers finding special education transformed by one to one initiatives say that having curriculum online and using iPads enables each student to reach their full ability to learn. In one seventh grade classroom, three students read together from their iPad screens,...

Homemade Halloween Costumes with a Twist

Homemade Halloween Costumes with a Twist I can’t tell you how many times my kids went looking for the perfect Halloween costume…it seemed to be endless. We had the Halloween costume box to go through every year, but that didn’t always do the trick. Sometimes we had to...