Best 5 Ways to Teach Phonics to First Graders

Phonics skills are the building blocks when learning to read. Simply put, phonics is how you pair written symbols to their specific sounds. As you read this, you hear the sounds and pairs or groups of sounds in your head. It might come intuitively to adults, but for...

Engaging Parents in Student Success

A gifted teacher has discovered that the secret to engaging parents in student success is to make interaction with parents accessible and inviting. Fifth grade math teacher Brandon Eiland at Jenks East Intermediate School starts every period welcoming students to his...

Middle School Principal Revs Up Math Enrichment

An energetic middle school principal revs up math enrichment when he teaches a class.  York Middle School Principal David Williams is in constant motion, and enjoys engaging students He is a former science teacher who has joined with Assistant Principal Marie Soucy in...