Back to The Future with Mastery-Based Learning

Making good grades took center stage throughout my school days, college years, and even my post- graduate studies. During high school, I recall playing a basketball game at a distant location, trying to catch a little sleep on the bus ride home, and arriving at our...

Teaching About Local History

One school district has found that teaching about local history is a great way to get kids interested in finding out more about the past and relating it to their present day lives. In the Lake Havasu Unified School District, students in fourth, tenth, and twelfth...

Creative Scheduling for High School

Introducing new curriculum, intervention, and instruction that will soon be mandated has made creative scheduling for high school classes to be a necessity. In Cumberland County, the new AIR time program includes academic resources, one on one help, and...