Blog posts of '2015' 'June'

The Story of the Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller Friendship

Helen Keller with Anne Sullivan.

Many people think they know the story of Helen Keller, the girl who suffered from being blind and deaf. What many don't know is that without Anne Sullivan's patience, guidance, and friendship, Helen Keller never would have been transformed into the woman and success story she became. Keller was bo...

It's Time to Say Goodbye: The Move Away from Standardized Testing

Standardized testing form.

Most educators (and parents) would agree that standardized tests have taken over the school system. Teachers have been teaching to the test for years and have agreed that the art of teaching has been dramatically altered; even destroyed. There has been a recent movement in many states, however, to...

The Joy of Journaling: How Journaling Helps Students In and Out of the Classroom

Student with journal on a couch.

Journaling has been around for decades and is a popular way to help students put their thoughts on paper. It can be very therapeutic and it can also help students of all ages find a voice when writing. It's also been known to help develop and refine their writing style. Read on to learn about how ...