No Zero Grading Policy

The Controversy of the “No Zero” Grading Policy

Essential Question: Does giving learners no lower than a 50 percent as an overall grade, even when they have not done anything, helping or hurting the learner? In a few states, the no zero grading policy has been making some tremendous waves. Teachers and parents have been wondering if this policy really helps the child or… Continue reading The Controversy of the “No Zero” Grading Policy

Dangers of Vaping

VAPE Education: Is Your Child Vaping?

Although Vaping is considered a recent trend, it definitely is not new. Vaping began in Ancient Egypt when they used hot stones to vape herbs, and later evolved into the first "shisha" when introduced in India. (Also known as Hookah) These practices led to the invention of vaping as we know it today. In 1927,… Continue reading VAPE Education: Is Your Child Vaping?

EOG, EOC, Advice, Parent, Teacher, Students

Teacher and Parents: What to do when Instructional Time is lost.

Teachers and Parents: What to do when Instructional Time is lost. Teachers: Create a plan to strategically cover material student are weak in (based on data) and/or material that is high priority that you have not had an opportunity to cover. Parents: Provide support by making sure students are taking at least fifteen minutes a… Continue reading Teacher and Parents: What to do when Instructional Time is lost.

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The Parable of the Tenants

I was reading a parable called "The Parable of the Tenants" and it really stood out to me so you know I had to share. The parable spoke about a landlord that planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it and built a watchtower. After everything was put in… Continue reading The Parable of the Tenants

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Dear Parents, Summer Activity Ideas Ahead!

DPTA Flyer for Lake Rim Parents Have a peep at my Books On Kindle or Paperback!  Schoolspiration https://www.amazon.com/SchoolSpiration-Sprinkle-Wellness-Creating-Inspire-ebook/dp/B076DHB5HB The Value of Career and Technical Education in Addressing College and Career Readiness  and the Ill-Prepared Workforce https://www.amazon.com/Technical-Education-Addressing-Readiness-Ill-Prepared-ebook/dp/B07M5Q8CTG/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1546043268&sr=1-1