Breakfast Pays Big Dividends in Boston Schools

For many years, scholars have recognized the link between a good breakfast and improved student behavior and academic performance. Boston schools see breakfast as their first tool of success. In 2000, the Boston schools partnered with the Massachusetts General Hospital to conduct a study on the impact of the federal School Breakfast Program in 16 of their elementary schools.



Las Vegas Schools Open New Schools and Hire New Teachers

Las Vegas Schools have ten new schools opening for the 2006-2007 school year. Nine are brand new schools, while one is a replacement of Rancho High School. This is part of a long term plan to meet student population demands and create modern facilities. The schools opening in August are six elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. The new elementary schools are Hayden Elementary, Schorr Elementary, Steele Elementary, Thompson Elementary, Ward Elementary and Wright Elementary.



Elementary Narrative Writing

Elementary Narrative Writing
Narrative writing is one of the best ways to get your elementary students to activate their creativity. It is also a great way to inculcate in them the power and the beauty of writing in a narrative manner. This article will help you with some guidelines on how you can get your elementary students to narrate better.



Weighing The Options Of Elementary Home Schooling

Many parents start considering the option of home schooling right around the time their kids are in elementary school. Many experts feel that this is the ideal time to have children explore the options of this alternative education. Students that start to home school at this age also tend to achieve higher academic achievements that children in traditional schools. These students are often three to four grade levels above their peers.

One of the questions parents consideri...



Use Your Essay Outline

Use Your Essay Outline
Use Your Essay Outline
Writing your article project needs you to be very particular with writing an essay outline. Basically, the outline gives you the opportunity to present a backbone and utilize it for your own convenience in writing. An essay outline serves as the plan or the system that you wish to follow in order to create a good essay paper. But what are the basic patterns of writing involved in composing an essay outline?


An essay outline can be divided into two general ideas. The first one involves mainly the actual paragraph content of an essay. Here are the only three to four basic paragraph parts and you are already familiar with it; Introduction, thesis statement, Body and the Conclusion.



Behavior

Human behavior can be common, unusual, acceptable, or unacceptable. Behavior can be conscious or unconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary. In sociology, behavior is considered to be the most basic human action. Behavior should not be mistaken with social behavior, as social behavior is behavior specifically directed at other people. The acceptability of behavior is evaluated relative to social norms and regulated by various means of social control. The behavior of people is studied by the academic disciplines of psychology, sociology, economics, and anthropology.



Modeling Student Behavior

Whether you as a teacher realize it or not, you are the best model of behavior in your classroom. A large part of your proactive behavior plans should include your own behavior you demonstrate to the students every day.



The John Muir Learning Garden Brightens San Francisco Schools

The John Muir Learning Garden is designed to give San Francisco Schools students a change to take learning further outside of the classroom. The Garden builds on the fundamental curriculum concerns of the elementary school and provides an opportunity for students to gain real life experience that complements their academic studies.



Indianapolis Schools Work With Their Communities To Improve Schools

One Indianapolis Schools’ Elementary School Gets New Playground

Parkview Elementary School 81 will receive a new playground on October 2nd but the work has already started. An asphalt lot will be a brand new playground thanks to the Allstate Foundation and Injury Free Coalition for Kids at Riley Hospital. About 50 volunteers are expected to be involved in the project.

The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by the Allstate Corpor...



School Violence : Causes And Remedies

School Violence : Causes And Remedies
Educators and policy makers have been grappling with the issue of violence in schools for decades, .Educators, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, political scientists, anthropologists, and sociologists have all weighed in on the possible causes. Sifting through the theories can be overwhelming, and implementing effective violence
prevention programs is often frustrating. No wonder, then, that teachers and administrators often feel defeated when they confront the dangerously aggressive behavior of some pupils. According to a federal survey. Seventy-one percent of all public elementary and secondary schools reported at least one violent incident during the 1999-2003 school years.