Monday, May 2, 2016

Social and Emotional Learning Research Review

Social and Emotional Learning Research Review: Numerous research reports show that social and emotional learning (SEL) can have a positive impact on students' academic performance. Edutopia's SEL research review explores those reports and helps make sense of the results.

Monday, April 4, 2016

~Teaching Good Study Habits, Minute by Minute~

Teaching Good Study Habits, Minute by Minute: With clear goals, timed exercises, and games, parents can help design home-study habits by tailoring them to their students' visual, kinesthetic, musical, or social strengths.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

'E:60' - Catching Kayla





Courage and grit in its purest form.  What an inspiration.  Kayla is my hero!




Thursday, February 4, 2016

5 Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

5 Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning: Studies show that sustained and well-integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) engages students and improves achievement. Explore classroom practices that make up the most effective SEL programs.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Congratulations to our very own Rebecca Grant!

On Friday, January 29th, PISD Superintendent Dr. Brian Binggeli and I will be joining 8th grade math/Algebra teacher at the January State Board of Education meeting.  Rebecca is one of ten PAEMST (Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching) who will be honored through the adoption of a formal resolution at the general meeting in Austin!  This is a tremendous and most prestigious recognition and so well deserved.
Congratulations to Mrs. Rebecca Grant!

Friday, January 15, 2016

Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!: Young people experiencing anxiety or depression are unable to learn. We can overcome this through physical movement, focused attention practices, and teaching them about how brains work.