Coronavirus (COVID-19) Explained

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Explained

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Explicado BY KATRINA SMITH What exactly is a virus?Viruses are tiny parasites that can only reproduce inside the cells of living things. They cannot live on their own without a host. A virus can be spread when an infected person sneezes and tiny...
Going with the Flow

Going with the Flow

Helping Your Child Become a Fluent Reader BY JULIE HELLERLiteracy SpecialistKids! They’re always on the go, and that usually means the faster, the better. Maybe that’s why some students turn away from reading? If young readers have trouble learning their sight words...
Capturing Curiosity

Capturing Curiosity

The next generation of science teaching BY KATRINA SMITHScience Coordinator, Rye City School DistrictGone are the days of memorization in science, experiments where everyone follows the same procedures designed by the teacher, and heavy reliance on vocabulary and...
Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Habla con tus niños de middle school acerca de coquetear By Janey LeeWith Valentine’s Day approaching, young people may be trying to navigate their feelings. But are their attempts at flirting appropriate?Here’s what I try to keep in mind:Middle school is a hormonally...