K-12 Blog

 
  • Book Review – The Hunger Games

    Wild Reader Book Review This is a series of student written book recommendations for independent reading or to read aloud with your family. Student reviewers are part of the Reading in the Wild enrichment class. Book Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Genre: Distopian (creation of an utterly horrible or degraded society that is generally headed to an irreversible […]

     
  • Book Review – Ghost of War the Secret of Midway

    Wild Reader Book Review  This is a series of student written book recommendations for independent reading or to read aloud with your family. Student reviewers are part of the Reading in the Wild enrichment class.   Book Title: Ghosts of War: The Secret of Midway Author: Steve Watkins Genre: Historical Fiction This is an awesome book about a boy named […]

     
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  • Book Review – The Giver

    Wild Reader Book Review  This is a series of student written book recommendations for independent reading or to read aloud with your family. Student reviewers are part of the Reading in the Wild enrichment class. Title: The Giver Author: Lois Lowry Genre: Science Fiction The Giver is a great book about a boy named Jonas who lives in a utopian […]

     
  • Book Review – The Red Pyramid

    Wild Reader Book Review  This is the first in a series of student written book recommendations for independent reading or to read aloud with your family. Student reviewers are part of the Reading in the Wild enrichment class.   Book Title: The Red Pyramid Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Fantasy This is an action packed thriller about two kids, Carter and […]

     
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  • Decisions Decisions

    In 1909, chess master Jose Capablanca played dozens of amateurs in one day in Cuba and won 168 games in a row. When asked how he played so well and under such constraints he said “I see only one move ahead.. but it is always the correct one.” Setting up educational plans for students with special needs can be daunting […]

     
  • A Vigorous Lifestyle

    Welcome back! By now your have been to Kick Off Kamp, met your resource teacher, and are all set for the school year. This last week it was fun to visit with families about their summer vacation: from camping, European travels, to learning how to swim. This summer I had the chance to visit my 90 year old cousin from […]

     
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