Monthly Archives: January 2019

30 Jan, 2019

Our Band “Crocodile Boulevard” Practices Queen Hit “Radio Ga Ga”

2019-01-30T12:24:15-05:00

Our music program rocks!  As a small private school, we have the freedom to teach and play music of interest to our students.  Here's our band, Crocodile Blvd, performing Queen's hit, "Radio Ga Ga". This is one of the tunes they're practicing for the spring music performance. https://youtu.be/K633QCe_HBA

Our Band “Crocodile Boulevard” Practices Queen Hit “Radio Ga Ga” 2019-01-30T12:24:15-05:00
25 Jan, 2019

Encouraging Students to Ask (Better) Questions in Class

2019-01-25T14:20:57-05:00

In many traditional classrooms, students simply aren't encouraged to ask questions in class. They may spend the entire class period listening to the teacher lecture without ever really engaging--or, if they're confused, they may not even know where to begin with the questions they have to ask. Much of the question-asking process depends, not on [...]

Encouraging Students to Ask (Better) Questions in Class 2019-01-25T14:20:57-05:00
18 Jan, 2019

Motivating Students: What Works, What Doesn’t

2019-01-18T09:22:59-05:00

Keeping students motivated is an incredibly important part of being an effective teacher. Students' potential to learn is almost endless as long as they can stay motivated to continue working hard—especially in the face of difficult problems. Grades are the classic way to motivate students. Traditionally, good grades have been held out as a kind [...]

Motivating Students: What Works, What Doesn’t 2019-01-18T09:22:59-05:00
15 Jan, 2019

Is it Okay to Let Your Child Fail a Test?

2019-01-15T07:44:07-05:00

Today's educational world has parents more involved than they ever have been before. For one thing, the pressure to know what's going on with their children's grades has gotten much more intense. There's a sense that every class (even in elementary and middle school) is a make-or-break moment that could prevent the child from progressing [...]

Is it Okay to Let Your Child Fail a Test? 2019-01-15T07:44:07-05:00
8 Jan, 2019

Where Does Texas Stand on School Choice Programs?

2019-01-08T06:47:05-05:00

In the world of education, the term "school choice" carries a lot of controversy wherever it is spoken. Parents wanting the freedom to enroll their children in a school other than the public school in their district cheer for school choice programs. Public school districts worry that school choice programs will cause their funding to [...]

Where Does Texas Stand on School Choice Programs? 2019-01-08T06:47:05-05:00