Today’s middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.
In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Police in Sparks, Nev., say Reyes brought a 9mm ruger semiautomatic pistol from his home and killed a math teacher and shot two other students, before turning the gun on himself.
The sole survivor from her family in the crash was 9-year-old Jorge. He’s currently fighting for his life at a Sacramento hospital.
The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.