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posted April 18, 2105
Using a planner as part of a daily routine is one of the best ways students can keep track of due dates and deadlines, and plan ahead for particularly busy days. It’s a great habit to develop which actually reduces students’ stress levels. If only they would believe it! Here’s a fun article on getting students to think of their planner as sort-of a radar that enables them to monitor and control what’s entered their academic “air space”.
posted April 27, 2015
The terms income inequality and wealth disparity are frequently in the news. What do these terms mean and why do they matter? Your students should know a little about these important issues. This short worksheet is a great place to start!
Congratulations! Your 8th graders are moving up. In just a few short weeks they will be on the path to college. What kinds of obstacles do they face to postsecondary education? Consider the college knowledge profiles, then select from the activities to help your students advance their college knowledge before heading to high school.