Brown Bagging School Breakfast

  Jill Tucker http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/S-F-schools-give-students-2nd-chance-at-breakfast-5339425.php The antsy first-graders couldn’t wait for recess. As they headed out to a playground covered in sunshine at exactly 10 a.m., they eagerly grabbed a...

Learning to Play Nice

In some schools academics aren’t enough of a lesson, and learning to play nice is part of the curriculum. If public schools were grocery stores, their shelves would be stocked with the three R’s and ABCs. Math? Aisle 3. History? Against the back wall....

Changes in Math Instruction with Common Core

Changes in math instruction with Common Core are coming to many states. By fall, traditional textbooks mostly will be tossed aside in California classrooms. What’s taught in each grade will get shuffled around and, often, merged. First-graders will get tiny...