I personally believe that traditional summer packets are important to help students practice basic skills. However, I do believe that we need to add more options for students to explore other areas of the curriculum, so they can improve their critical thinking skills.
Once December arrives, there is an animated buzz in our building. We are all excited about the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays. We wonder if there will be a long winter season, which means possible snow days. Winter Break is so close, the teachers can … Read More
When I sat in my computer class learning Basic at Plainfield High School (NJ) during my junior year (1984-1985), I kept wondering why this was a good idea. I can actually say it was positive peer pressure that “encouraged” me to take this course with … Read More