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.
A school official says five students at a middle school southwest of Houston were airlifted to a hospital when they became ill after ingesting an unknown substance.
The principal of Hempstead Middle School has been placed on paid administrative leave after she was accused of threatening to punish students for speaking Spanish in her classrooms and hallways.
A middle school teacher was fired after knocking a young student out cold with a punch to the face in the hallway of the school.
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.