2012 SportsKids Of The Year: Conner and Cayden


From Sports Illustrated Kids, here’s the inspiring story of brothers Conner and Cayden Long.

Conner wanted to participate in triathlons with his brother, Cayden, who has cerebral palsy. Despite the difficulties, he made it happen… and it serves as a great example to us all.

Amazing kids… and an awesome addition to a lesson on goal setting. Watched the video with our 7th graders and it really resonated with them. They were able to connect Conner’s journey to the goal setting process, all while learning about kids with disabilities, the bond of siblings, and perseverance.

Good stuff, and I can’t wait to see what’s next for these two.

For more on Conner and Cayden Long, here’s a fun follow up article about their visit with LeBron.

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Eat real food.

Nature made it look like a rainbow for a reason. So you’d eat it. Don’t mess with nature. There are so many different resources out

Evaluating Health Websites

Hey 6th graders! Did you know that online health searches are now the third most popular activity on the web? While googling information about our

PEACH 2016- Health

Click on the links below for more info, lesson plans, and project ideas! Google Doc for shared resources Tentative Agenda and Resources Welcome and Intros

Brain Pop Exploration- Puberty!

Hey, gang! Now that we’re discussing puberty, I’m sure you have a lot of questions. I’d like you to watch a few of the brain pops on

6th Grade- Flood Lesson

Hey 6th graders, Sorry about the floody day schedule! Hopefully you were able to use it to your advantage and get a few extra hours