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The First Steps to Kindergarten

It always amazes me how quickly time seems to go. It doesn’t seem like it has been over a year since we were getting paperwork ready to enroll Ryan in preschool. 390 more words


A greenhouse garden inspires an urban New Orleans school

By  Sarah Haymaker, Department of U.S. Agriculture

Tucked in the middle of a mixed commercial and residential area of New Orleans still struggling to recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina, is Carter G. 753 more words


This student deserves extra credit!

 Christy Woolum, who teaches school in the Inchelium school district in Washington, sent this photo of student, Nathan Loer, reading War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation. 97 more words

Cindy Hval

Why are we hothousing our children?

I’ve noticed that every time I meet up with other mom’s, the conversation inevitably strays towards schools and getting into schools. S is at the age now where I have started considering schools for him and so I’m very open to discussing the different schools in our area and what might be the best fit for him. 733 more words

Photos: Students hoop it up at Ringing Rocks Elementary School

Lower Pottsgrove >> Students at Ringing Rocks Elementary School took part in their annual Field Day. A hula hoop contest, scooter races, miniatrue gold, bean bag toss and a bowling pin contest were just some of the fun activities teachers and administration had planned for the children.


Another windy day

At least we know the polytunnels are secure after the work we did on them yesterday. temperature is 10 or 11 degrees Centigrade according to the weather station but it feels colder, and the wind, consistently in the 20 mph range, particulalrly when accompanied by showers, isn’t improving matters. 447 more words

Care Farm

Illinois Virtual School cited as a state highlight for Digital Learning by pending presidential hopeful, Jeb Bush.

Jeb Bush’s think tank, ExcelinEd, pointed to the following as highlights of the digital learning progress in Illinois.

Illinois State Highlights

  • The Illinois Virtual School is the state virtual school with supplemental courses for middle and high school, advance placement, credit recovery with professional development for all Illinois teachers on reading, school nurse certification, Autism and PBIS.
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Digital Learning