Archive for December 2010

Updated: Ron Clark Academy feature on PBS “This is Atlanta”

ack Walsh and company were kind enough to cover the grand opening of the Ron Clark Academy (note the ActivBoards). 2 years later, a client asked us to “model” this video in creating a mini-documentary for them. We were blown away when we saw that it was a feature originally pitched by Amy in our office 2 years prior.

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BISD dealing with bullies

By GARY LONG, The Brownsville Herald The Brownsville Independent School District is taking steps to deal with bullying — one of the oldest problems in the books for educators. For years, teachers, counselors and administrators have enlisted students, parents and other adults in their efforts to stop bullies from preying on their classmates. They’ve tried…

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‘4th Grade Achievements’ helps wind up film festival

By TASHA KATES Tensions flared in a hallway of Venable Elementary School, where the prime minister of Iceania faced off with a Paxland official over the ownership of a piece of her country before a United Nations mediatorstepped in. The takeover was part of an eight-week political science game developed by teacher John Huntercalled the World Peace Game. In the fall…

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Scholastic Administrator: Helping Special Ed Kids Graduate

Helping Special Ed Kids GraduateLessons from a Georgia school. In many ways, Crabapple Middle School in Roswell, Georgia, is like a lot of other middle schools when it comes to special education students. Working with the individual’s disability, the school’s staff creates a modified learning plan and attempts to teach students as well as possible.…

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Panama City News Herald Visits Wewahitchka Middle School

WEWAHITCHKA — Students at Wewahitchka Middle School have traded in their pencils and paper for laptops and interactive equipment to boost them into the new millennium. Thanks to a sizable state Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) grant and the dedication of teachers and administration, the middle school has become transformed into high-tech classrooms. Instead of…

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