Author Archives: Kevin Briley
This is American Education Week celebrated in this country since 1921. We are proud to be among those who support educators every day. Enjoy this week. You deserve it. To help you make the most of it here are few … Continue reading
WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING Lillian H. posted an update Love @LearnZillion 3Hs: Headache, Heartache & Humans. @News_O_Matic’s approach: helping solve engagement! #NatEdWeek 2 Likes | 1 Comment See Activity Jeff P. posted an update We started off the Thought … Continue reading
National Education Week begins next week. I will be in attendance at the National Education Week Thought Leader Summit in Washington DC. The Thought Leader Summit is a gathering of the leaders from education, business and government who define and … Continue reading
1. The world’s largest pumpkin weighs 2,032 pounds, that’s more than a ton. The average weight of a pumpkin is about 12 pounds. How many average pumpkins equal the weight of the world’s record? http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-1/heaviest-pumpkin/ 2. Punkin Chunkin is an … Continue reading
This is the third video in our series honoring Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week. At last year’s CAMT conference Marge Harris shared strategies she has successfully used to help math intervention students with Irlen Syndrome.
This is the second in our series of posts on math intervention students with Irlen Syndrome. In this video clip Marge Harris, Irlen screener and Math Interventionist, explains how to tell which math students may be affected by Irlen Syndrome.
October 20-24 is Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week. Many of the students who struggle in math may have Irlen Syndrome. Marge Harris is a math intervention teacher at St. Piux X High School in Houston and an Irlen Syndrome screener. She … Continue reading
You may have seen one of the recent stories on the CBS Evening News showing high school dropouts getting back on track. The news series follows the Youth ChalleNGe Academy Program run by the National Guard. We are very familiar … Continue reading
Do you know a special educator who is making a remarkable difference? Do you teach exceptional students who are overcoming personal challenges to make great progress in math and reading? Why not nominate them for a CEC Award? Please take … Continue reading
Arne Duncan announced late last week “more than $20 million for 12 new awards from the Turnaround School Leaders Program, under the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program, to prepare leaders of reform efforts in the nation’s lowest-performing schools. I wish … Continue reading