4 starter ideas for the new semester…

New semester, same old icebreaker activities. Ditch the name games, and try these four “first day” drills that will set the tone of your course in a positive and engaging way. https://bit.ly/1KhubHO

Posted by Scholastic Teachers on Friday, January 15, 2016

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Ideas for Family Fun

Image: Shanghai Daily In our ever connected world, we sometimes forget to connect with those we’re closest to! For our 8th grade Family Advocacy project,

Meditation Resources

Last year, after learning about the powerful impact meditation was having on middle school students in San Francisco, we decided to give it a try in

Analyzing food packaging

Hey 8th graders, Now that you’ve done your taste test of the different energy and granola bars, you’re going to analyze the labels to see

Wellness for HS Seniors

College Readiness: Managing your stress and staying well.  Hey seniors!!!! You have heard senior year can be stressful… but it doesn’t have to be! Learn strategies

The Energy Bar Project: Part 2

Last week I wrote about part one of a new project my 8th graders have been working on where they analyze the health claims of