In the wake of the Atlanta testing scandal, come more allegations of teachers improperly helping students on standardized tests on Long Island.
It’s time to start planning for CHARACTER COUNTS! Week 2013. This year, the celebrations will take place the week of October 20-26. That may seem like a long way off, but when the new school year starts it will be right around the corner. That’s why we’ve already posted the first installment of resources.Full article
Recently, the Indiana Supreme Court rendered a much anticipated decision upholding the constitutionality of the state’s school choice voucher program.
April is known not only for its Earth Day Celebration on the 22nd of the month, but also for Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28, 2013. Whether you join the campaign or not, why not take some time this month to carry out their mission and pledge, which states: “Celebrate the young people in your life, serve alongside of them in your community with an act of kindness and share your belief in the power of youth.”
A recent article from Wired.com examines the potential impact of the rise in use of Apple’s iPad in classrooms across the country.
A recent article in The New York Times takes a look at whether or not New York’s smaller public schools are more effective than their larger predecessors.
To coincide with St. Patrick’s Day, the March featured free lesson plan focuses on taking responsibility in order to “make your own luck.”
Ah, springtime, the season of rebirth; the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and recycle or repurpose some of your stuff. At Westwood-Bales, we’re finding out that even our littlest leaders are eager to show citizenship by reducing, reusing and recycling.