Archives – May 2014

May 23, 2014

2012-2013 Reasoning Mind Impact Report Released

Our students, teachers and partners worked extremely hard in the 2012-2013 school year and our research team is excited to share the results of that hard work. Here are the key findings: It works. The more objectives students successfully completed…

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May 20, 2014

Putting Pencil to Paper in the Blended Learning Classroom

It’s tempting for students in blended learning classes to type notes rather write them by hand. The students are already using computers, plus typing eliminates the problem of messy handwriting. Our students love taking notes. Not so fast, according to…

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May 16, 2014

Why Summer Learning Matters

March 11. That is about where your child’s math skills will slide back to when she returns to school next fall. “Summer learning loss” occurs when students do not engage in educational activities over break and return to school in…

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May 9, 2014

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Cabra-Gonzalez

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we are spotlighting a few of our favorite teachers. Today, it’s Ms. Cabra-Gonzalez. Seeing her students’ sense of accomplishment is what keeps Ms. Cabra-Gonzalez motivated and passionate about her job. She faces unique challenges…

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May 7, 2014

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Teachers

The first week of May is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Here are a few facts you may not have known about the profession: Teachers today follow in some famous footsteps : Princess Diana, Art Gartfunkel, Sting, Gene Simmons, and Jon Hamm…

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May 5, 2014

How to #ThankATeacher during Teacher Appreciation Week

We are so excited to celebrate all of our hard working teachers this week for National Teacher Appreciation Week. We appreciate all of our teachers for their energy and dedication to student learning year-round. Every day, teachers ensure that America’s…

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Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Burns

Today we’re highlighting one of our outstanding San Antonio teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week: Ms. Burns. Her third-grade classroom models how to engage and excite students about math. Ms. Burns credits her success this year to her ability to…

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