It’s that time of year. Many schools have scheduled fall parent-teacher conferences as the midpoint or end of the schools’ first marking period approaches. These meetings with your child’s teachers are a vital opportunity to build the team that supports each student— and yet most conferences are scheduled in blocks of 30 minutes or less! Planning ahead for the parent-teacher conference can help you to make the most of the experience.
Remember that you are the expert on your child, while the teacher is the expert on teaching. The best outcome of a parent-teacher conference is enhanced collaboration on the …
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The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT and the PSAT 10 are excellent practice for the SAT and offer a chance to monitor student learning. Students in 10th and 11th grade can take the new PSAT/NMSQT for the first time in October 2015. The PSAT 10 will be available to 10th-grade students in the spring.
The PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 are tightly aligned with the redesigned SAT and provide educators and students with the chance to check in on student progress. Both tests will support all students with a clear focus on the skills and knowledge that matter most for college and career success. …
Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes.
ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for thirty years. This year the Ayn Rand Institute will award over 500 prizes totaling more than $90,000.
Eligibility: 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students
Entry Deadline: OCTOBER 23RD, 2015
1ST PLACE, $20,000, 1 Winner
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3RD PLACE, $1,000, 5 Winners
FINALISTS, $100, 25 Winners
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The goal of 9/11 Day is to provide a positive way for all people to forever remember and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims, honor those that rose in service in response to the attacks, and remind people of the importance of working more closely together in peace to improve our world.
Learn more at www.911day.org and www.Serve.gov or download “We Serve to Remember: 10 Themes for Engaging Youth in Service on 9/11” at www.YSA.org/911day
Celebrating 30 years of excellence in education! Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for …