The latest on vaping and e-cigarettes….

Vaping is a huge issue, in school communities, and in the news. The November issue of Choices Magazine features a story on how the makers of JUUL’s- the most popular brand of e-cigarettes- and all of the tricks they used to introduce nicotine addiction to a whole new generation of teens.

Read the article online here: What Juul is Hiding

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Unit Plan- Stress Management

This post originally appeared on Choices.Scholastic.com It’s crunch time! Stress management for teens. May is a stressful time to be at school. Younger kids are

Puberty Help for Parents

We’ve just finished up with our puberty unit for the 6th graders, and oftentimes, it’s more stressful for the parents than it is for the kids.

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

EARCOS Teacher’s Conference 2019

Placeholder for ETC Agenda here. Sample: Hi friends! So excited about our work together this weekend. This is where I’ll keep our agenda with live

Gaming

Gaming is a big concern for a lot of parents and teachers, but it doesn’t have to be. Gaming can foster critical thinking skills, collaboration,